The number of new cars sold domestically in April was about 350,000, an increase of nearly 30% from the same month last year.
It increased significantly in reaction from a year ago, which was a record drop in the state of emergency, but decreased by 7% compared to the adult before the spread of the infection.
According to the announcement by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and others, the number of new cars sold in Japan last month was 349,895, an increase of 29.4% from the same month last year.
Of these, there were 210,353 ordinary passenger cars, trucks and buses, and 139,542 light vehicles.
However, a year ago, when a state of emergency was declared nationwide due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, it was a record drop, so industry groups think that a reaction has appeared this time.
On the other hand, there was no effect of the spread of the infection, and it decreased by 7.6% compared to April.
Industry groups said, "The level of last month is not high compared to the average year, and the impact of the spread of infection continues, such as the third declaration of emergency and the increase in the number of people refraining from going out due to priority measures such as prevention of spread. There are also concerns about the impact of this, and the outlook for the future is uncertain. "