U.S. light vehicle sales, market share for April

May 3 (BestGrowthStock) – The following chart represents U.S. light
vehicle sales totals, individual automaker results and market
share for the month of April. Percent changes are based on the
daily sales rate.

The seasonally adjusted annual rate is calculated using
seasonal factors supplied by the U.S. Commerce Department.
INDUSTRY TOTALS

APRIL 2010 APRIL 2009 % CHG
Total Industry 976,190 795,348 +22.7%
Domestic Car 359,478 282,798 +27.1%
Domestic Truck 388,764 303,626 +28.0%
Import Car 173,030 153,144 +13.0%
Import Truck 54,918 55,780 -1.5%
Dom+Imp Car 532,508 435,942 +22.2%
Dom+Imp Truck 443,682 359,406 +23.4%
Dom Vehicles 748,242 586,424 +27.6%
Imp Vehicles 227,948 208,924 +9.1%

YR-TO-DATE PRV YEAR % CHG
Total Industry 3,502,416 2,919,725 +21.2%
Domestic Car 1,290,823 970,495 +34.3%
Domestic Truck 1,366,749 1,134,748 +21.6%
Import Car 629,708 563,794 +12.8%
Import Truck 215,136 250,688 -13.3%
Dom+Imp Car 1,920,531 1,534,289 +26.4%
Dom+Imp Truck 1,581,885 1,385,436 +15.3%
Dom Vehicles 2,657,572 2,105,243 +27.5%
Imp Vehicles 844,844 814,482 +4.8%
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INDIVIDUAL COMPANIES AND MARKET SHARE

Apr10 Market Yr-to-Date Market
Maker Volume % Chng Share Volume % Chng Share
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GM 183,091 +19.7 18.8 652,444 +32.0 18.6
Ford 162,737 +25.6 16.7 590,511 +35.5 16.9
Toyota 157,439 +24.4 16.1 543,125 +12.8 15.5
Honda 113,697 +12.5 11.6 370,109 +12.6 10.6
Chrysler 95,703 +24.8 9.8 329,918 +2.9 9.4
Nissan 63,769 +35.1 6.5 291,998 +32.9 8.3
Hyundai 44,023 +29.7 4.5 155,532 +21.0 4.4
Kia 30,036 +17.3 3.1 106,732 +14.1 3.0
Volkswagen 23,135 +42.0 2.4 81,418 +40.8 2.3
Subaru 23,198 +48.2 2.4 80,692 +42.5 2.3
Mazda 18,935 +17.3 1.9 74,876 +8.1 2.1
BMW 21,111 +9.0 2.2 76,162 +8.9 2.2
Mercedes 18,228 +25.1 1.9 68,794 +26.8 2.0
Audi 9,319 +32.9 1.0 30,634 +35.6 0.9
Volvo 4,546 +1.0 0.5 18,552 +16.2 0.5
Mitsubishi 3,932 +0.3 0.4 17,555 -0.1 0.5
Porsche 1,747 -5.7 0.2 6,969 +3.8 0.2
Suzuki 1,544 -39.3 0.2 6,395 -63.4 0.2
Saab 0 NA 0.0 0 NA 0.0
Land Rover 0 NA 0.0 0 NA 0.0
Jaguar 0 NA 0.0 0 NA 0.0
Isuzu 0 NA 0.0 0 NA 0.0
Others 0 None 0.0 0 None None
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Total 976,190 +22.7 100.0 3,502,416 +21.2 100.0
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NOTE: Seasonally adjusted annual rate (Millions):

April 2010 April 2009

Vehicles 11.12 Share 8.95 Share

Dom Car 4.02 36.2% 3.14 35.1%

Dom Truck 4.57 41.1% 3.48 38.9%

Imp Car 1.88 16.9% 1.67 18.7%

Imp Truck 0.64 5.8% 0.66 7.4%

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U.S. light vehicle sales, market share for April