Renault Group says France sales up 3.4 percent in 2017, highest in six years

The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen at a dealership in Paris
The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen in front of the Eiffel tower at a dealership in Paris, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

January 2, 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – Renault Group <RENA.PA> said on Tuesday its 2017 sales rose 3.4 percent in France to 673,869 units, the highest in six years, driven by a 6.5 percent increase at its no-frills Dacia brand.

Sales for the Renault brand were up 2.7 percent, the company said.

(Reporting by Michel Rose; editing by Jason Neely)