Australian consumers ignored political and economic uncertainties and pushed new-vehicle sales in 2010 to the second-highest level ever, as dealers moved more than 1 million units for only the third time in history. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries says demand rose 10.5% to 1,035,574 units, 98,246 more vehicles than in 2009. Passenger-car sales rose 9.5% to 592,122 units, but within this, large cars, mainly Australian-built, fell 3.2% to 98,583. Small-car sales jumped 11.8% ...

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