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U.S. December 2009 Auto Sales By Maker


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Jan 5, 2010; Reuters compiles the following are U.S. sales and market shares of cars and light trucks listed by auto groups and their wholly owned subsidiaries for December versus the same year-earlier month and for the year-to-date. Percent changes are based on the daily sales rate.


Makers 	Dec 2009 % Chng   Share  Yr Volume % Chng Share
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 GM-Group	 208,406  -12.5   20.6	2,080,429  -30.1   20.3
  Traditional	 207,538  -12.4   20.5	2,071,749  -29.9   20.2
  Saab	      868  -31.6    0.1	    8,680  -59.4    0.1
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 Ford-Group	 183,773   23.2   18.1	1,677,530  -15.4   16.4
  Traditional	 178,135   23.9   17.6	1,616,095  -15.3   15.8
  Volvo 	   5,638    5.7    0.6	   61,435  -16.0    0.6
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 Chrysler LLC  86,523  -10.5    8.5	  931,402  -35.9    9.1
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 VW-Group	  29,417    8.0    2.9	  296,170   -4.7    2.9
  Traditional	  20,387    7.7    2.0	  213,454   -4.3    2.1
  Audi	   9,030    8.7    0.9	   82,716   -5.7    0.8
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 Hyundai-Grp  44,360   28.4    4.4	  615,099   10.3    6.0
  Hyundai	  23,312   24.1    2.3	  315,036   10.8    3.1
  Kia	  21,048   33.5    2.1	  300,063    9.8    2.9
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 Mercedes	  20,025    0.5    2.0	  190,604  -15.3    1.9
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 Other Firms	 441,464   24.1   43.5	4,462,894  -19.4   43.5
  Toyota	 187,860   22.9   18.5	1,770,149  -20.2   17.3
  Honda 	 107,143   15.6   10.6	1,150,784  -19.5   11.2
  Nissan	  73,404    9.8    7.2	  770,103  -19.1    7.5
  Mitsubishi	   4,355  -11.5    0.4	   53,986  -44.5    0.5
  Mazda 	  18,255   -5.6    1.8	  207,767  -21.3    2.0
  BMW	  23,617    1.4    2.3	  241,727  -20.3    2.4
  Subaru	  23,074   23.9    2.3	  216,652   15.4    2.1
  Suzuki	   1,638  -27.5    0.2	   32,030  -48.5    0.3
  Porsche	   2,118   -8.7    0.2	   19,696  -24.3    0.2
  Total        1,013,968    6.8  100.0 10,254,128  -21.4  100.0
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