U.S. sales at FCA U.S. LLC, what you know better as the Chrysler Group, jumped 14% in January 2015 thanks to a big improvement at Jeep, meaningful gains at Ram and Chrysler, and smaller improvements at Dodge and Fiat.
The Ford Motor Company reported its best January since 2004 thanks to F-Series which sales which did the same and best-ever January Escape volume.
Meanwhile, General Motors January volume reached a seven-year high despite modest gains from Cadillac and a Buick loss. Combined, Chevrolet and GMC were up by nearly 32,000 units, year-over-year.
Toyota’s Lexus division reported a record January, the third consecutive month in which Lexus posted best-ever sales for that specific month. Toyota’s light trucks jumped to record highs, as well. Nissan’s 94,449 sales and Infiniti’s 9658 combined to represent a 13,637-unit improvement over January 2014 results, when the Nissan brand set a January record. Honda also set its own January records in January, but rival Japanese brand Nissan outsold the big H by 4247 units in January. Honda’s top-selling vehicle, as it was at the end of 2014, was the CR-V. The Volkswagen brand recorded a ten-unit increase thanks to a big boost in Golf volume; despite decreased sales from most other nameplates.
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America’s fastest-growing auto brand in January 2015 was Mitsubishi, though among higher-volume automakers, Lexus, GMC, Subaru, Jeep, and Ram posted the most impressive gains. Only lower-volume automakers reported year-over-year declines in January.
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