PARIS – France is trying to pull its automotive industry together with a project to produce a popularly priced subcompact car in 2020 that gets 118 mpg (2.0 L/100 km). In addition to the national goal, announced in September by President Francois Hollande, the country has established an organization that brings together suppliers, automakers, engineers and research centers: the PFA (Plate-forme pour la Filiere Automobile, loosely translated as group for the fabric of the whole auto ...

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