By on February 1, 2011

Japanese domestic new car sales (excluding minivehicles) have been down 21.5 percent in January, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association told The Nikkei [sub]. 187,154 new cars changed hands. This does not surprise anybody in Japan. Some even see a silver lining. (Read More…)

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  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    DevilsRotary86 - ~72% of buys buy SUV’s or sedans. And here I am merrily driving along a proud member of the 3.4% of coupe buyers. Or am I with my RSX-S one of...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    05lgt - This is getting awfully close to a distinction without a difference. Lemme try: Mine’s an SUV, yours is in the grey zone, theirs are CUV’s. Sound...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    Vulpine - @George B: You may be right, but I prefer the looks of the Flex over the looks of the Explorer if you want to go that direction. On the other hand, if the...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    Lie2me - “what many of those buyers REALLY want isn’t available.” Which is what?
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    davefromcalgary - Being the second time in this article you have mentioned it, What do many of those buyers really want that isn’t available?
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    Vulpine - Hey, I don’t care what other people buy if that’s what they really want; just don’t insist that I have to buy it too. What I want is what...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    28-Cars-Later - Exactly, by design. From an engineering standpoint if you can build a CUV and car on the same platform and one has inferior interior dimensions then...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    S2k Chris - Usually enthusiasts grumble “if you want a big vehicle just get a minivan” which, with the always-present tinted windows, is no harder or...
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    DevilsRotary86 - “but stuff sucks at keeping you warm at night” Unless that stuff happens to include a heated blanket, then you are set.
  • Re: Chart Of The Day: Crossovers Are King

    Vulpine - Down my street I see… 1 Avalanche, 4 full-size pickup trucks (including my own), 1 minivan, 2 CUVs, 2 SUVs and about 2 dozen sedans. If I stick my...

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