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Record registrations for groupe Renault in H1 2016

Groupe Renault announced record sales for the first half of 2016. In H1 2016, in a global automotive market up 2.5%, Groupe Renault’s registrations grew strongly by 13.4% to 1.57 million vehicles. Market share was up 0.3 points at 3.5%.

In Europe, Group’s registrations grew by 14%, outperforming the market (+9.6%) thanks to the success of the renewed range. More than one in ten vehicles registered in Europe were sold by the Group.

Outside Europe, the Group’s registrations increased by 12.5%, with strong momentum in the Africa Middle-East India region. Sales in all regions grew faster than their market.

The Group confirms its objectives for 2016. It will enjoy traction from the year’s many launches to continue to grow its sales.

“Our market share grew across all regions, with particularly strong momentum in Europe and the Africa Middle-East India area. Buoyed by the success of a renewed range, the Renault brand grew by 16% worldwide, and Renault Samsung Motors by 25.9% in Asia. Dacia continued to grow setting a new worldwide sales record this half-year” said Thierry Koskas, Groupe Renault Executive Committee member and Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.