CANBERRA – Small passenger car sales boomed in January, as the Australian vehicle market rose 0.4% year-on-year to a record 70,003 units. Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries figures show the light-car segment in the month jumped 35.5% to 9,114 units. Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. remained the top-selling brand with 14,383 units, ahead of GM Holden Ltd. with 11,503 and Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. with 7,435. Nevertheless, sales of domestically-built light vehicles ...

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