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AUSTRALIA: New vehicle sales inch up

By just-auto.com editorial team | 21 October 2008

Sales of new motor vehicles in Australia rose 0.4% in September from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis.

In September, 81,304 vehicles were sold, compared to 80,966 in August, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.

Sales were 8.2 percent lower than the same month a year earlier.