Renault sales slide in Europe

2011-07-11 11:05

Paris - French carmaker Renault said on Monday its vehicle sales had fallen 7.4% to 831 700 units in Europe, including France, in the first half of the year despite worldwide growth.

International sales were up 1.9% to 1.37 million vehicles for the first half of the year, the company said in a statement.

The company also said it was hoping to sell more than 2.6 million vehicles, a record, for the whole of 2011 on the strength of the improved international performance.