Saturday, July 31, 2010

Motorcycle sales in Japan fell 27% in 2009 but motorcycle still a prefferred form of transport by younger commuters who want to save money

"Domestic motorcycle sales decreased by 27.1 percent in 2009 from the previous year to 380,777, plunging to only about one-tenth of peak sales of about 3.29 million in 1982."



Source: Honda to cut motorcycle prices
The Yomiuri Shimbun
Jul. 5, 2010
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/business/20100705TDY01T04.htm



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