Holiday weekend gives a boost to auto sales
Posted: December 3, 2013 at 11:27 a.m.
DETROIT — The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as sales reports indicate the auto industry is on track to beat strong numbers from a year ago.
Chrysler’s U.S. sales rose a surprising 16 percent in November, while General Motors posted a 14 percent gain. Toyota sales rose 10 percent, Nissan was up 11 percent and Ford notched a 7 percent increase. Of major automakers, only Volkswagen and Honda reported sales drops. VW was off 16 percent, while Honda sales were down less than 1 percent.
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