PARIS -- French new-car registrations fell by 7.1 percent in July as the rate of decline continued to slow. Fiat, Hyundai and Renault registered the biggest gains for the month among volume brands.
There were 107,547 cars sold in the month on 20 selling days, according to industry group PFA. There were 21 selling days in July 2021; adjusted for the same number of selling days, the decline would have been just 4.1 percent.
The market is down 15 percent for the January-July period, PFA said. Sales fell by 14 percent in June.