• Compiled From Bloomberg, Kyodo


Vehicle sales in Japan fell in 2007 to their lowest level in 35 years as declining wages, high fuel costs and a shrinking population cut demand for automobiles, an industry association said Monday.

Sales of cars, trucks and buses excluding minicars dropped 7.6 percent to 3.43 million from 3.72 million in 2006, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said.

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