Friday, 02 May 2014 - 8:27
GM, Chrysler, Toyota boost US sales in April, Ford falls
Automakers General Motors, Chrysler and Toyota scored US sales gains in April, extending the rebound from bad winter weather, while Ford sales unexpectedly slipped.
GM, the largest US automaker, said total sales rose 7.0 per cent in April from a year ago, to 254,076 vehicles.
Chrysler Group, the US unit of Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, clocked in a 14 per cent jump year-over-year with 178,652 vehicles sold, its best April performance since 2007.