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New vehicle sales rose in May


Sales of new motor vehicles in Australia rose 2.4 per cent in May, official data shows.

In May, 91,994 new vehicles were sold, seasonally adjusted, compared to an upwardly revised 89,812 in April, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data, released on Monday, show.

In the year to May, new motor vehicle sales rose 22.4 per cent, seasonally adjusted.