Japanese vehicle production in November slid 20.4% to 854,171 units, for the second monthly decline in a row and the largest decrease in more than 40 years. Newly released Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. data shows domestic sales slipped 11.2% to 368,884 units from year-ago. Passenger-car deliveries dropped 18.9% to 295,752, and truck sales fell 15.7% to 72,241. Total vehicle exports declined 18.1% to 491,990 units. Shipments to North America fell for the fourth straight month, down ...

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