Chrysler Sales Tank 30%

Associated Press

October Auto Sales: Chrysler sales fall 30 percent

Associated Press, 11.03.09, 01:57 PM EST
NEW YORK -- Chrysler Group LLC said Tuesday its October auto sales fell 30 percent compared with the same period last year, as sales across nearly every model declined.
BY THE NUMBERS: Total sales fell to 65,803 last month from 94,530 in October 2008. For the first ten months of the year, sales tumbled 39 percent to 781,319 compared with 1.28 million in the same period last year.
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THE DIVISIONS: The car division said October sales fell 30 percent to 17,556 sold from 25,014 last year. Chrysler sold 31 percent fewer trucks, or 48,247 versus 69,516 a year earlier. Chrysler has indicated that it may abandon many of their existing models and concentrate on the Fiat line of vehicles.
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