March Auto Sales -- GM in a World of Hurt vs TM on Top of the World

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Includes: F, GM, HMC, NSANY, TM
by: Steven Towns

An AP-Detroit article from yesterday covered auto sales figures for the month of March and once again the results were not good for U.S. autos and especially not for General Motors (GM). The lone auto that really shined above the rest was Toyota ( TM ), which reported its highest ever monthly sales total. See the charts below for a look at how each auto manufacturer did in March and a comparison of stock performance over the past year.

1-yr stock performance comparison of GM, F, HMC, NSANY, and TM: