• Bloomberg


Toyota Motor Corp.’s Corolla model topped Japan’s vehicle sales rankings during the first half of the year, after the company revamped the model in October for the first time in six years.

Sales of the Corolla rose 9.4 percent to 77,326 units in the six months to June 30 from a year earlier, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said in a release Thursday. Toyota also took second place with the Vitz compact. Honda Motor Co.’s Fit compact was the third-best-selling model.

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