A shortage of new passenger cars as a result of the Japanese disasters in March causes a shakeup in the monthly sales rankings in New Zealand, with long-time market leader Toyota plunging to sixth place. Motor Industry Assn. CEO Perry Kerr says new-car sales fell 1.7% to 4,535 units in May. “The new-vehicle industry started the year strongly; however it is clear a number of members have experienced disruption with the supply of some vehicle models as a consequence of the March Japanese ...
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