A final tally of global new vehicle sales and production shows drops in both categories for 1998, with sales down 0.8% and output off 2.3%. New vehicle sales in the 23 countries surveyed by Ward's totaled 43,773,957 units in calendar 1998, compared to 44,116,952 in 1997. Sales were up 3.7% in North America (18,061,120) and 7.4% in Western Europe (15,451,160), but slumped 16.8% in Brazil and Argentina (1,961,983) and 16.7% in Japan-South Korea-China (7,985,308). Of the total sales ...

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