Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Chrysler Sales off 34%

by Bill McBride on 9/03/2008 03:57:00 PM

Press Release via MarketWatch: Chrysler LLC Reports August 2008 U.S. Sales

Chrysler LLC today reported total August 2008 U.S. sales of 110,235 units, down 34 percent from the same period last year.
GM sales were off 20%. Toyota off 9.4%. From the WSJ: GM, Ford, Toyota Report Weak August Sales
U.S. auto sales continued their slide in August despite stepped-up incentives to buyers, highlighted by General Motors Corp.'s 20% drop and Ford Motor Co.'s 27% decline.
Japan's Toyota Motor Corp. ... reported a 9.4% decline in August sales.

As in June and July, Honda Motor Co. was a bright spot, with its U.S. sales declining just 7.3% ...