Australia’s new-vehicle market fell for the eighth straight month with August deliveries dropping 5.5% to 88,157 units. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries data shows year-to-date results down 2.5% to 737,975 units. FCAI CEO Tony Weber says the car segment was the main culprit behind the August decline, with Australians buying 42,658 units, down 11.2% from year-ago. Sales of SUVs rose a scant 0.1% to 27,543 units and light-commercial vehicles edged ahead 0.5% to ...

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