Business Jan 8, 2016

Toyota's Aqua hybrid best-selling car in 2015 auto rankings

Toyota Motor Corp.'s Aqua hybrid was the best-selling car in 2015, while six minicars made it into the top 10 ranking, data from industry bodies showed Friday. The Aqua clinched top spot for the first time since 2013 with sales of 215,525 units, down 7.6 ...

Daihatsu's tiny Tanto was nation's most popular vehicle in 2014

Business Jan 8, 2015

Daihatsu's tiny Tanto was nation's most popular vehicle in 2014

As consumers increasingly looked for lower costs in maintaining vehicles following last April's consumption tax hike, Daihatsu Motor Co.'s Tanto minicar became Japan's best-selling vehicle last year, industry bodies' data showed Thursday. The Tanto, first introduced in 2003 and featuring a high body, marked sales ...