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dwbuddy
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 3:21:59 PM

Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan all reported double-digit U.S. sales increases last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.

A rebound in pickup truck sales led the way, especially for the Detroit automakers. Small businesses are replacing aging trucks that they've kept since the Great Recession.

Ford's sales increased 18 percent, with the F-Series pickup gaining 24 percent. At Chrysler, sales rose 11 percent, led by the Ram pickup, with a 49 percent sales increase. GM also saw an 11 percent sales jump, with Chevrolet Silverado pickup sales rising 28 percent for the month.

Nissan reported a 23 percent sales gain over April 2012. Honda sales rose 7 percent, led by the CR-V small crossover SUV. The only laggards were Toyota, with a sales decline of 1 percent, a
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bston
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 12:07:49 AM

Economy must be good for them.
wmderrick
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 4:12:44 PM

Pent up demand
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 1:57:29 PM

American manufacturers gaining while Toyota loses ground...that's a switch.
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:21:31 AM

Good to hear.
Bearcat500
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 7:40:23 AM

Excellent
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:44 AM

no money
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:35 AM

I have to buy used.
busybee49
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:01 AM

This is great news. Can't afford one myself, but great for the economy.
52MPG
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:48:10 AM

Are we seeing an auto bubble?
ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:20:15 AM

Wasn't April the big pickup sale month for them. Lots of discounts.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:58:30 PM

i hope more sale
skinsfan125
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:41:52 PM

good news.
andy1024
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:24:55 PM

Good news for GM, Ford, and Chrysler.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:50:49 PM

Bodes well for the economy overall.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:47:02 PM

Good news.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:15:52 PM

If all goes as planned, I'll be adding to someones May auto sales.
JDchefF
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:15:03 PM

Good for some, I can't afford one.
Tacodan
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:57:19 PM

recalls are going Virel its the new norm
joopieVZ
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:36:41 PM

Check out the article on Nissan recall
Tacodan
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:35:49 PM

Go Honda..........
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 6:08:41 PM

OK
Lugi1967
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:52:40 PM

Good for economy
humblepie
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:31:54 PM

actually this should read april truck sales surge
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:19:53 PM

good for workers!
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