Peugeot sold 1,764,000 vehicles and Citroen sold 763,000.
PSA’s Western European sales were down by 2.2% to 1,265,000 units, of which 672,000 were Peugeots and 593,000 Citroens.
The group’s market share remains static at a combined 14% (7.4% for Peugeot and 6.6% for Citroen).
Outside Western Europe, a total of 529,000 cars and CKD (completely knocked down) units were sold (360,000 Peugeots and 169,000 Citroens), an increase of 3.8% over first-half 2005. This represented 30% of total group sales, compared with 29.1% for the prior-year period. Excluding CKD units, sales in international markets rose by 18%.
PSA expects sales to return to growth in Western Europe in the second half of this year. It also predicts that sales outside of Western Europe will continue to rise.
Worldwide sales of PSA Peugeot Citroen cars and LCVs