Toyota Group Comes Back as Global Sales Leader in Jan.-June

Toyota Group Comes Back as Global Sales Leader in Jan.-June

   Tokyo, July 30 (Jiji Press)--The Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> group beat Germany's Volkswagen AG group to top global unit sales rankings for the first time in six years on a first-half basis, January-June data showed Thursday.
   In the first six months of 2020, the Toyota group, including Daihatsu Motor Co. <7262> and Hino Motors Ltd. <7205>, saw its global sales drop 21.6 pct from a year earlier to 4.16 million units due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the Volkswagen group's sales remained at 3.89 million units, as it suffered a larger drop along with other automakers.

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