Renault Group on Monday said market share in the first half was stable at 3.7% though sales fell 16.5% in a global car and LCV market down the same amount.

The group increased car market share by 0.1 points to 4.3% in a global market off 15.6% (remembering the company does not compete in the US and Canada), although sales were down 13.7%.

In Europe the group reported steady car market share of 8.4%.