Mixed fortunes for car makers in March

There were mixed fortunes for some of the big auto makers with sales up in March but, in some cases, not by as much as expected.

3rd April, 2012

There were mixed fortunes for some of the big auto makers with sales up in March but, in some cases, not by as much as expected.

General Motors and Ford posted gains in US vehicle sales that trailed analysts’ estimates while Chrysler and Nissan reported better-than-projected increases.

GM sales rose 12 per cent to 231,052 while Ford deliveries advanced 5 per cent to 222,884 cars and light trucks. Bloomberg reported that the average of...

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