Chrysler GM sales jump Ford falls 1%

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Chrysler, GM sales jump, falls 1%

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Chrysler and General recorded April sales of 14% and 7%, respectively, while Ford fell 1%.

Total industry sales, combining the Detroit with tallies from and Asian brands, were million, up 8.1% from a year earlier.

The annual pace translated to 16.04 according to Autodata, up from a of 15.19 million a year

Automakers viewed April as a key of consumer confidence after sales during the brutal months to start the year, delayed many consumers’ to the showroom.

For GM, an 8% increase in retail may calm fears that a publicized ignition switch could hurt sales. GM CEO Barra said last that the situation has had no meaningful on sales so far. The April bear that out.

whose discontinued Cobalt is at the heart of the recall, reported a 5% Cadillac sales also 5%, Buick’s were up 12%, GMC sales increased 13%.

Retail demand was steady in and truck sales and transaction were especially strong, Kurt McNeil, U.S. president of sales operations, in a As we expected, the economy continues to In addition, our award-winning new products are well, we have more on the way and our are winning accolades for outstanding

Chrysler’s monthly sales from a year earlier for the consecutive month. Ram trucks (up and Jeep SUVs (up 52%) led the

Sales were flat for and tumbled 21% for the Chrysler brand, offers only two cars and one

The spring selling season is up as our Jeep brand had its best sales ever, said Bigland, head of Chrysler’s sales, in a statement. Both of our had a strong April and the Ram pickup had its best April ever.

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its sales decline for the month, F-series truck line, the popular vehicle in the U.S. 7% to 63,387 units. Average incentives on full-size trucks $680 for the month, while fell $380 to about per truck, according to sales

Sales of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC full-size pickup trucks 12% sales collectively. But sales of small and midsize cars including the Chevrolet Sonic, and Malibu.

GM truck incentives 16% for the month, while Ram truck fell 22% and Ford truck were down 9%, according to

There’s been a lot of volatility some of the various different in terms of making adjustments to the spend, said Erich Ford’s sales analyst.

also are supported by improved availability, low interest rates and lease offers, said Gutierrez, senior analyst for Blue Book, in a statement.

consumers continue to favor and SUVs over cars. of small crossovers and SUVs an estimated 22% in April to 179,000 with a 5.3% increase for sedans to and estimated 216,000.


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