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Passenger Cars, ATVs, RVs and Pick-Ups in France

  • ID: 64782
  • Report
  • October 2005
  • Region: France
  • 10 pages
  • Euromonitor International
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Our Passenger Cars, ATVs, RVs and Pick-Ups in France Major Market Profile presents an overview of the national market. Use this data to quickly establish market sizes and shares, pinpoint growth markets and trends and get concise information on the industry's major corporate players. Forecasts to 2009 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Key Points to Note:
- Market Size
The French market for passenger cars, ATV's, RVs and pick-ups has decreased by 0.2% since 2003 to reach a volume of almost 3 million units in 2004.
- Market Sectors
Passenger cars were the largest sector overall, accounting for over 67% of total sales in 2004.
- Share of Market
National manufacturers in France represented over 72.5% of total sales for the automotive market in 2004.
- Marketing Activity
PSA spent most on advertising in 2004, amounting to almost €352 million (US$431 million).
- Corporate Overview
With around 70% of their production being exported, French constructors rely heavily on exports to gain themselves an overall profit.
- Psa Peugeot Citroën Group
PSA Peugeot Citroën increased its turnover by 4.7% in 2004 to near €57 billion (US$70 billion). Its net profits increased by 12.3% to almost €1.7 billion (US$2 billion).
- Renault S.a.
Renault increased its turnover by 8.5% in 2004 to reach over €40.7 billion (US$49.8 billion). Its profits grew by 43% to reach €3.5 billion (US$4.3 billion). - Volkswagen ag
Volkswagen increased its turnover by 2.1% in 2004 to nearly €89 billion (US$108 billion). Its net income decreased by 34.6% to €716 million (US$884 million), following €4.7 billion (US$5.8 billion) the previous year.
- Ford
The Ford Group increased its turnover by 4.5% in 2004 to US$171.6 billion. Its net income amounted to nearly US$3.5 billion, following US$0.5 billion the previous year.
- Distribution
France's distribution network is the largest in Europe, with around 27,000 sales outlets for cars in 2004. Domestic manufacturers owned approximately 18,000 outlets.
- Consumer Profile
The category with the largest proportion of car ownership in 2004 was farmers, 92.5% of whom owned a car.
- Market Forecasts
The market is forecast to decrease by around 3.8% from 2004 to 2009, to reach a volume of about 2.9 million units.
- Sector Forecasts
Passenger cars will remain the largest sector, accounting for 65% of the market in 2009, reaching a volume of just under 1.9 million units.

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Table of contents

- Market Size
Table 1 Market Size 2000-2004

- Market Sectors
Table 2 Market Sectors 2000 and 2004

- Share of Market
Table 3 Share of Market 2004

- Marketing Activity
Table 4 Marketing Activity 2004

- Corporate Overview
Table 5 Corporate Overview 2004

- Psa Peugeot Citroën Group
Table 6 Psa Peugeot Citroën Group

- Renault S.a.
Table 7 Renault S.a.

- Volkswagen ag
Table 8 Volkswagen ag

- Ford
Table 9 Ford Motor Co

- Distribution
Table 10 Distribution 2004

- Consumer Profile
Table 11 Consumer Profile Car Ownership by Socio Professional Category

- Market Forecasts
Table 12 Market Forecasts 2004-2009

- Sector Forecasts
Table 13 Sector Forecasts 2005 and 2009

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