Renault and Peugeot in the News

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From the March of 2011, the production or manufacturing as well as selling of both these brands dropped down to almost 30% due to shrinkage of the French market. It is well-known to everyone that the government authority of France phases out a new subsidy for the car manufacturer for the replacement of older cars by new one and this action of the France Government has laid to worsen the lethargic demand of the cars all over the world, affecting their production and selling.

CCFA Report on New Car Sales

As per the report of the French car manufacturing association i.e. CCFA, the main reason behind the declination of Renault and Peugeot new car sales was the increment in the petrol and diesel hiking prices all over the world. With increasing diesel and petroleum hiking prices, it is not affordable for a middle class family to own a personalized car and this led to the sales of new cars to decline 20% as compared to the previous years selling. Such increment in diesel and petrol prices also shrank the European and German vehicles standard manufacturing by 24% to 197,033 vehicles as compared to the previous years manufacturing.

Effect of Manufacturing in Renault and Peugeot

Both leading brands as a car manufacturer has notified a decline in their new car sales. Renault experiences a net drop of around 30% to 42,908 cars while Peugeot notifies a total decline of around 33% to 59,920 from last month. These two car manufacturers actually struggled more than other car makers in the world because both took rivalry action in their production against each other. French market analyzers also says that there will be around 8-10% drop in the new car sales this year because sales of other new cars like Hyundai and Kia brands are highly recommended with total increase of 43% and 29% respectively.

Otherproblems of Renault and Peugeot

Both car manufacturers i.e. Renault and Peugeot are forced to lower their fees on vehicles services like repaint and maintenance services in France. French Association believes that the market till June 2012 will be unfavorable for both these brands. Such actions like lowering of manufacturing and selling prices on such service will somehow be helpful for these companies to increase their productivity in second half season.