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Japan light motorcycle sales down for all 4 top makers for 4th straight month in July

According to new light motorcycle sales figures for July released by the Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales were down 10.0% from the previous year at 4,557 units sold, marking the 8th month of decline.

Yamaha held the top share. Its sales were down 4.6% year-on-year at 2,021 units. Second place was Honda, down 9.2% at 1,120 units.

Third place was Kawasaki, down 0.6% at 709 units. Fourth place went to Suzuki, which was also down 31.0% at 447 units. All makers saw year-on-year decline for the 4th straight month.

(Translated by Greg Scott)