Indonesian sales dived 49.3% in the year's first half to 150,000 units from 295,590 in like-2005. But the downward trend has reached bottom and sales will increase in the months ahead, Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries Chairman Bambang Trisulo predicts. Bambang bases his optimism on a Bank of Indonesia interest rate cut to 12.3% and hopes the rate will be lowered to 10%. "If the hope is fulfilled, car sales will be better because most car purchases are done using credit," ...

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