CANBERRA – Australia’s new vehicle sales for 2003 are forecast to decline slightly from last year's record level because of a 9-month drought that's beginning to shrivel the country’s economy. New vehicle sales rose 6.7% to 824,000 in 2002, representing a 2.1% increase over the old record of 808,000 set in 1998. Australia's market in the last six years has grown by about 27%, from 650,000 units in 1996 to last year's 824,309. Demand for Holden Commodore outstripped supply. ...
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