• Kyodo


Sales of new imported vehicles in Japan, including those built abroad by Japanese automakers, rose 21.2 percent in November from a year before to 23,084 units, an industry body said Tuesday.

Of the total, sales of foreign-brand cars, trucks and buses increased 36.6 percent to 17,876, while those of Japanese-brand vehicles fell 12.7 percent to 5,208, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said.

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