WRAPUP 1-Japan car sales plunge in August while Korea gains

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* Japan overall vehicle sales down 22 pct; Honda falls 49 pct * Strong overseas growth supports S.Korea's Hyundai, Kia * India's Maruti sales slide for 3rd consecutive month By Chang-Ran Kim and Hyunjoo Jin TOKYO/SEOUL, Sept 1 (Reuters) - New vehicle sales in Japan plunged by more than a fifth in August as production remained disrupted from the March earthquake, while South Korean brands kept growing thanks to solid gains overseas. Excluding 660cc minivehicles, sales in Japan ...

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