TOKYO — As the mini-vehicle market continues to heat up here, rivalries between Japanese automakers are not being taken lightly. The fiercest competition falls to industry leader Suzuki Motor Corp. and runner-up Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. Tension sped up in February after Daihatsu took the sales lead by 100 vehicles. Suzuki roared back, ending the month with 16,000 minicar sales compared with Daihatsu's 12,000 sales. Total estimated new-car sales in February for the two, including trucks ...
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