Renault says will persevere with troubled Avantime

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PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - French carmaker Renault SA won't abandon production of its Avantime luxury coupe, despite technical difficulties that delayed its launch and poor initial sales, company managers told Reuters on Thursday. The quirky, futuristic Avantime, the flag bearer of Renault's bold new approach to car design, has failed to live up to expectations, with output currently totalling only 40 vehicles a day, compared with an initial goal of 60 per day. Part of the problem is ...

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