Australian new-vehicle sales fell 23.9% in April to 63,965 units, from 20,096 in like-2008, leaving year-to-date deliveries down 20.3% at 276,935, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries reports. While the figures confirm market conditions remain soft, the extent of the decline was compounded by the timing of the Easter holidays, FCAI CEO Andrew McKellar says. “After adjusting for seasonal factors, sales in April appear to be broadly consistent with results of recent months, and we ...

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