Thailand’s continuing political unrest and a faltering economy contributed to a 13.0% decline in new-vehicle sales in August to 47,130 units. The important 1-ton pickup-truck segment fell 28.6% to 24,739 units from year-ago, pushing total commercial-vehicle deliveries down 25.7% to 29,139, reports Toyota Motor Thailand Co. Ltd., which compiles sales data for the industry. Despite the drop in pickup sales, the segment showed signs of improvement, with August deliveries up 3,449 units from ...

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