Renault group boosted sales worldwide by 15.5 % in November 2007 to 214,028 passenger and light commercial vehicles.

Sales grew by 14.3 % for Renault and by 42 % for Dacia, although Renault Samsung Motors sales fell 10.1 %.

Overall by end-November, group sales were up 1.3 %.

In Europe, the group sold 134,290 vehicles last month, an increase of 8.9% for a market share that rose by 0.8 points to 9.3%. France (+21.6%), Italy (+23.8%) and the Netherlands (+30.3%) turned in a particularly strong performance this month.

Dacia sales soared 107.2% buoyed by the success of the Logan sedan and MCV.

Outside Europe, the increase in group sales was 28.7%.

In the dynamic markets of the Americas (+16.6% YTD), the Renault group increased sales by 47.6% in November. In Brazil, group sales soared to their highest level since 2001, with 7,836 vehicles sold.

Argentina (+35.6%) and Venezuela (+172.3%) both posted significant increases.

In the Euromed region, Renault group sales rose by 24.9% in November. In Russia, the group posted a historic 47.3% increase in sales with more than 10,400 vehicles sold.

Sales continued to grow in Algeria (+25.3%), Morocco (+34.7%) and Turkey (+17.7%).

In Asia-Africa, the group recorded a sales increase of 14.1% in November, despite falling RSM sales in Korea (-13.1%).