French new car registrations fall again

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PARIS, April 2, 2007 (AFP) - French new car registrations fell 3.8 percent in March from the same month in 2006, although they were up 0.6 percent when adjusted for the number of working days, according to data published by car manufacturer association CCFA.

PARIS, April 2, 2007 (AFP) - French new car registrations fell 3.8 percent in March from the same month in 2006, although they were up 0.6 percent when adjusted for the number of working days, according to data published by car manufacturer association CCFA.

Total new car registrations reached 189,894 units last month, of which 102,043 were for French brands, it said.

Renault saw its registrations fall 13.2 percent in March to 42,508, on the back of a 14.2 percent decline in February. Within this total, the Renault brand recorded a 16.7 percent drop to 39,405 while Dacia enjoyed a 75.8 percent jump to 3,203.

After a series of gains, foreign brands saw their registrations fall 0.1 percent to 87,851.

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