Toyota August Sales Down 9.4%, Lexus Off 9.1%

Toyota is reporting total US sales were down 9.4% for August 2008 as compared to the same period a year earlier. Trucks led the decline with a drop of 17.6%, though Toyota cars also declined 3.4%. Bright spots for Toyota included the Yaris subcompact, which was up 20.5%, and, inexplicably, the huge Sequoia SUV, which… » 9/03/08 2:18pm 9/03/08 2:18pm