RTTNews - Japan's domestic automobile sales dropped 19.4% year-over-year in May to178, 503 units, the Japan Automobile Dealers' Association said Monday. In April, vehicle sales had declined 28.6%.

During the January to May period, domestic vehicle sales dipped 28.8% from the corresponding period in the previous year to 1,060,424 units. The cumulative total for the first five months of the last year totaled 1,490,367.

Elsewhere, Japan's Mini Vehicle Association said sales of mini vehicles dropped 18.4% year-on-year to 113,540 units in May. Sales fell for the seventh consecutive month.

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