Chrysler Reports 32.8% September Sales Decline

Chrysler LLC is reporting September sales declines of 32.8% over the same period a year earlier, with results battered by the same economic forces other automakers are up against. Chrysler Finance also discontinued leasing » 10/01/08 5:15pm 10/01/08 5:15pm at the end of July, marking September as another month Chrysler dealers had to find alternative…

Toyota September Sales Down 32%; Honda Drops 24%

As clear proof that today's recession is an equal-opportunity unemployer, Toyota has posted a September sales decline of 32% from a year earlier — one of the worst results in the company's 50 years of US sales — while Honda sank 24% in the face of the consumer credit crisis. The declines at Toyota and Honda reinforce… » 10/01/08 3:25pm 10/01/08 3:25pm

GM September Sales Drop 15.6%

General Motors reported a 15.6% decline in September sales versus the same period a year earlier. While still posting a decline, GM topped analysts expectations of an approximately 25% drop. GM was hurt by the same market forces affecting other manufacturers, but the company likely stemmed some of the bleeding by… » 10/01/08 2:40pm 10/01/08 2:40pm