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Honda's China sales drop 85% in February amid coronavirus crisis

Japanese automaker sees largest ever single-month decline

While Honda Motor has reopened about 80% of its sales outlets in China, demand for new cars remains sluggish. (Photo by Takashi Kawakami)

GUANGZHOU -- Japanese automaker Honda announced on Friday its car sales in China fell 85.1% in February, marking its largest ever single-month decline as the coronavirus epidemic hit business hard.

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