Japan non-mini auto sales -27.6 pct in July

TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Automobile sales in Japan, excluding 660cc minivehicles, fell 27.6 percent in July from a year earlier to 241,472 vehicles, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said on Monday.

Sales at top-ranked Toyota Motor Corp , excluding the Lexus brand, fell 27 percent, while Nissan Motor Co dropped 17.6 percent and Honda Motor Co retreated 33.2 percent. (Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Joseph Radford)

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