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Japan Sees Increase of US Car Sales

Small Increase In US Auto Sales for Japan for the Month of January

This month US car sales in Japan were higher than this time last year. However the increase was only a slight one according to says the increase will come entirely from non-U.S. companies: Sales by General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and the Chrysler Group of Germany’s DaimlerChrysler AG will be less than year-earlier levels, Automotive News said Thursday.

Ford sales will fall 8 percent, GM sales by 5 percent and Chrysler sales by 3 percent, predicts.

Meanwhile, Honda and Toyota sales will be higher, with Honda sales in January up 18 percent to 96,000 vehicles and Toyota sales up 16 percent to 164,000 vehicles.

Auto sales in the US are expected to see high Japanese car numbers this year, with Toyota possibly surpassing GM for the first time.

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Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2006 at 9:14 am In Auto Warranty  

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