Japan’s new-vehicle sales for the year’s first six months fell 10.5% to a 30-year low of 1,788,440 units, the Japan Automobile Dealers Assn. reports. The tally was just slightly more than the 1,742,109 units sold in the first half of 1977. The downturn was driven by a 15.1% decline in small-car sales, a segment that generally accounts for about half of total vehicle deliveries. June sales of new cars with engines larger than 0.66L fell for the 24th consecutive month to 291,640 units. ...
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