Sales of new minivehicles in Japan in January fell 0.2% from a year before to 120,428 units for the fourth straight decline, an industry group said Monday, according to Jiji Press. Of the total, sales of passenger cars totalled 86,939 units, down 0.9%, while those of commercial vehicles grew 1.7% to 33,489 units, the Japan Mini Vehicles Association said, according to the report.