01 Apr '11, 6pm

New car sales in quake-hit Japan fall most in 37 years: TOKYO - In an early measure of how seriously the March 1...

TOKYO - In an early measure of how seriously the March 11 earthquake and ensuing turmoil have damaged Japan's economy, new auto sales posted the biggest drop in 37 years in March, as car makers were forced into output halts and cut off vehicle supplies to dealers. While new vehicle sales skidded by over a third, the impact will be harsher still in April, as the full impact of the disaster, including power outages, damaged plants and dislocated logistics, will hit home in the first month of the new fiscal year, starting Friday. Some industry watchers are bracing for April sales to be halved from the same month a year earlier. Separately, poor March sales reported on Friday by leading apparel and department store retailers highlight the likely spread of a downturn across the economy. Sales of new cars, trucks and buses plunged 37 per cent to 279,389 vehicles from a year earl...

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