TOKYO — February new vehicle sales in Japan rise 1.5% over the same month in the previous year, but analysts are hesitant to credit the increase — the second monthly increase in a row after a three-year slump — to a rebound in demand. The rise, rather, is due to the leap year's extra day. Following a January year-on-year increase of 2.9%, February's sales rose 1.5% to 362,830 units, the Japan Automobile Dealers Assn. says. Analysts say that without the extra day, the month would have ...

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