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Toyota sales dip 70% in Feb in China due to coronavirus

Coronavirus news: Toyota, which is the first major global automaker to report its February sales in China, said it sold 23,800 Toyota and premium Lexus cars

twitter-logoReuters | October 8, 2020 | Updated 14:56 IST
Toyota sales dip 70% in Feb in China due to coronavirus
Coronavirus news: Car sales drops in China

Japanese automaker Toyota said on Wednesday its car sales in China, the world's biggest auto market, fell 70.2 per cent in February due to the coronavirus epidemic which has killed more than 2,900 people.

Toyota, which is the first major global automaker to report its February sales in China, said it sold 23,800 Toyota and premium Lexus cars.

According to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), China's overall passenger car sales dropped 89 per cent in the first 23 days of February.

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