PSA Peugeot Citroen's chief executive Philippe Varin poses for photographers prior to a press conference in Paris, Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012. France is offering a euro7 billion ($9.1 billion) lifeline to PSA Peugeot Citroen, the carmaker confirmed Wednesday alongside another drop in sales. In return, the Socialist government is expected to demand a reduction in layoffs, hoping to blunt rising unemployment in a sector critical to the French economy. The government has made a point of trying to revive industry and save jobs in France, where unemployment struck 10.6 percent in August. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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PSA Peugeot Citroen's chief executive Philippe Varin poses for photographers prior to a press conference in Paris, Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012. France is offering a euro7 billion ($9.1 billion) lifeline to PSA Peugeot Citroen, the carmaker confirmed Wednesday alongside another drop in sales. In return, the Socialist government is expected to demand a reduction in layoffs, hoping to blunt rising unemployment in a sector critical to the French economy. The government has made a point of trying to revive industry and save jobs in France, where unemployment struck 10.6 percent in August. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
PSA Peugeot Citroen's chief executive Philippe Varin poses for photographers prior to a press conference in Paris, Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012. France is offering a euro7 billion ($9.1 billion) lifeline to PSA Peugeot Citroen, the carmaker confirmed Wednesday alongside another drop in sales. In return, the Socialist government is expected to demand a reduction in layoffs, hoping to blunt rising unemployment in a sector critical to the French economy. The government has made a point of trying to revive industry and save jobs in France, where unemployment struck 10.6 percent in August. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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