CANBERRA – Australia’s first-quarter new car sales jump 6.7% to a record 204,018 units, marking the first time sales in the period have surpassed 200,000. Sales of Toyota’s 6-cyl. Camry keep auto maker in lead in Australia. However, Peter Sturrock, chief executive of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, says the chamber's 2003 forecast remains at 825,000, despite the encouraging start. "The current Australian economic environment is providing a firm platform for ...

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