Toyota gets a solid boost from Lexus in April

|About: Toyota Motor Corporation (TM)|By:, SA News Editor

Toyota (TM +1.4%) reports it increased sales by 28% at its Lexus division and 11.7% with its namesake Toyota division.

Toyota division trucks rose 15.6% Y/Y.

Sales by model: Camry +19.9% to 38,009; Corolla +19.7% to 29,061; Prius -9.4% to 18,011; Lexus ES +17.8% to 6,036; Highlander +27.7% to 12,507; Sienna +11.9% to 11,134.

Perhaps the most interesting tidbit from the report is that the luxury segment for Lexus has improved at a faster pace than the overall automobile industry over the first four months of the year.