Honda vehicle sales hit record

Industry has best month since ’08

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 2:44 a.m.

A Toyota dealership sign glows over a car lot recently in Tustin, Calif. A better economy and extra demand after superstorm Sandy lifted U.S. auto sales in November.

Honda Motor Co.’s record November U.S. sales paced the best month for the auto industry in almost five years as buyers returned to showrooms after disruptions caused by superstorm Sandy in late October.

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Business, Pages 23 on 12/04/2012


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