French car registrations rise as diesel's market share falls


The number of new cars registered in 2017 rose nearly five percent to 2,110,751, according to the industry body, the CCFA.

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New car registrations in France rose 4.74 percent to over two million in 2017, carmakers report, but the share of highly polluting diesel fell to below half as the effects of long-term subsidies decline, reports RFI.