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Russia’s slowing sales may affect Renault’s recovery in Europe


Renault's plan to fix Europe sales may be undermined by slowing growth in Russia. The Russian car market is expected to slow and possibly decline this year, after three years of gains of more than 10 percent. This may affect Renault's efforts to offset slumping demand in Europe, according to a Bloomberg report. Renault was counting on growth in Russia after ...
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