West European new car sales fell 4%in June. Demand plunged in Germany but soared in France, hurting Volkswagen AG and boosting PSA Peugeot Citroen. Sales fell to 1.3 million vehicles from 1.35 million in June 1999. Sales in Germany plunged 19.3%, more than offsetting a 75.4 % increase in France, according to registration figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association. First-half sales rose 1.6 percent to 8.24 million.
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