TABLE-Japan non-mini auto sales +36.8 pct in Jan

TOKYO, Feb 1 (BestGrowthStock) – Automobile sales in Japan,
excluding 660cc minivehicles, rose 36.8 percent in January from a
year earlier to 238,362 vehicles, the Japan Automobile Dealers
Association said on Monday.

Sales at top-ranked Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: ), excluding the
Lexus brand, rose 42.9 percent, while those of Nissan Motor Co
(7201.T: ) rose 24.3 percent and Honda Motor Co (7267.T: ) gained
65.3 percent.

The following is a sales breakdown, with percentage changes
from a year earlier, for January:
TOTAL 238,362 (+36.8)
Cars 219,844 (+42.8)
Trucks 17,556 (-9.0)
Toyota Motor (7203.T: ) 120,987 (+45.3)

– Toyota brand 117,154 (+42.9)

– Lexus* 3,833 (+201.8)
Nissan Motor (7201.T: ) 38,260 (+24.3)
Honda Motor (7267.T: ) 36,510 (+65.3)
Mazda Motor (7261.T: ) 14,119 (+31.9)
Mitsubishi Motors (7211.T: ) 4,652 (+55.7)
Suzuki Motor (7269.T: ) 4,174 (-8.4)
Fuji Heavy (7270.T: ) 4,731 (+15.7)
Imports 9,710 (+8.9)

*Lexus is the luxury brand of Toyota Motor. Sales in Japan
began on Aug. 30, 2005.

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TABLE-Japan non-mini auto sales +36.8 pct in Jan