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Japan's auto production rises in November from a year earlier

Japan's auto production rises in November from a year earlier

Auto production in Japan rose 7.4 percent in November from the same month of last year, marking the 13th consecutive month of rises, an industry group said Wednesday.
The production of cars, trucks and buses in Japan totaled 1,033,349 vehicles in November from 962,378 vehicles a year earlier, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said.
Domestic vehicle demand last month came to 452,629 vehicles, down 2.3 percent from a year earlier.
Japan's exports of cars, trucks and buses climbed 24.6 percent last month, rising for the 16th straight month, the Association said in a release.
Vehicle exports totaled 555,295 vehicles in the month, up from 445,607 vehicles in the same month last year, it said.
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