MELBOURNE -- Australia posted record January sales of 58,557 new vehicles, up 13.9% from its previous best performance, set a year earlier. Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Chief Executive Peter Sturrock says low interest rates and keen pricing were key contributors to the market. "I think we're seeing the early signs of a strong recovery," he says. Figures from VFACTS, an auto industry statistical service, show Holden Ltd. maintained its top position with a 22.7% market share ...

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