This has not been a good month for Renault. They were down 12.4% on last year, caused by a fall off of 6% for cars branded Renault and 26.5% for those branded Dacia. Renault say that orders for Renault were OK but supply difficulties prevented them from delivering (all these statistics are from registration data). The government has phased out the 2000 euros bonus on LPG vehicles and these were 40% of Dacia sales last year. In part this was compensated for by the 4wd Duster. A neigbour has bought one and I had a close look walking by yesterday. It really is great value for money here, basic but well finished.

PSA had difficulties supplying in February but last month Pug sales were up 8.8% on last year and Cits 19.2%.

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