Nissan and Mitsubishi led a 5.1% increase in car sales in Japan last month, the sixth consecutive monthly gain, as carmakers lured more customers to their showrooms with new models, Bloomberg News reported. Japanese car makers sold 367,505 units at home last month, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said in a press release cited by Bloomberg. Sales of Nissan, Japan's third-biggest automaker, jumped 14% to 77,966 units, while Mitsubishi reported an 18% surge to 18,764 units.