SYDNEY — Two importers step up their marketing efforts in an attempt to bolster weak sales in Australia. Mazda Motor Corp.'s Australia unit increases its marketing budget by 10% after a 6% cut last year saw a 3% fall in revenue to A$596 million (US$950.6 million) and a 4.5% drop in sales to 26,222 units. Managing Director Malcolm Gough says he expects sales to return to more than 27,000 units this year. Next year's release of two new models — the Premacy multi-purpose vehicle and the ...

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