By on February 1, 2013

A new year started in Japanese auto sales, and the easy double digit up times while comparing with a disaster 2011 are over. It’s getting worse: This year, Japan’s new car sales compare to 2012 sales on government-speed:  Japanese could collect hefty subsidies in most of 2012, no such largesse this year.  In January, new car sales are not down 12.9 percent, as  the Dow Jones News Wire make you believe. They are down 7.8 percent, as correctly reported by Reuters. But down is down. Please come to the tables. (Read More…)

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