PARIS – European car sales continued to reflect the region’s sagging economy in March, tumbling 10.3% to 1.3 million units and resulting in a first-quarter decline of 9.8%. The U.K. again was the only major market to grow, as deliveries rose 7.4% year-on-year. The only other European countries showing positive results were Denmark, Estonia and Hungary. The other major players all posted double-digit declines in March: Germany, 12.9%; Spain, 11.5%; Italy, 13.0%; and France, ...

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