French car sales rise 1.6% in June, up 3.0% in first half of 2017   [ France ]

On July 1, the French Automobile Manufacturers Committee (CCFA) announced that June new car sales in France of 230,940 units had increased 1.6% from the same month one year ago.
New car sales for the first half of 2017 increased 3.0% from the same period in 2016 to 1,135,281 units.
June domestic brand sales of 131,156 units had decreased 0.6% compared to the same month a year ago, capturing a market share of 56.8%.
Renault Group sales of 65,871 units decreased 5.4% (28.5% share) while PSA Group sales of 65,267 units increased 4.9% (28.3% share).
Foreign brand sales in June of 99,784 units increased 4.6% (43.2% share).
Volkswagen Group sales of 25,268 units increased 0.7% (10.9% share), while FCA Group sales of 9,962 units increased 6.8% (4.3% share).
BMW Group sales of 9,337 units increased 1.6% (4.0% share).
Ford Group sales of 9,275 units increased 6.3% (4.0% share), while Toyota Group sales of 8,614 units increased 9.7% (3.7% share).
Sales of light commercial vehicles (LCV) increased by 1.9% in June to 46,355 units.
Heavy commercial vehicle (5 tons or more) sales in June of 5,462 units increased 9.7% from the same month a year ago.

(CCFA release from July 1, 2017)

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