July vehicle sales totaled 7.53 million worldwide, inching up 1.3% over year-ago’s 7.43 million. The biggest increase came from Europe, where demand grew 9.1% to 1.75 million. The surge was sparked by automakers and consumers rushing to buy before new emissions rules are implemented in the European Union in September. Demand is expected to slow in the fourth quarter. France sales soared 16.7% to 215,000 units, the biggest July total there since 2009’s 222,000. Germany also saw ...

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