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Chrysler Group March U.S. Sales Up 34% - Quick Facts

4/3/2012 1:28 PM ET

Chrysler Group LLC, majority owned by Italy-based Fiat SpA (FIATY.PK), reported that U.S. sales for the month of March 2012 were 163,381 vehicles, up 34 percent from 121,730 vehicles in March 2011.

Chrysler Group stated that sedans, minivans, SUVs, and pickup trucks all contributed to the company's 34 percent sales gain in March. The Chrysler brand's flagship Chrysler 300 full-size sedan and the Chrysler 200 each posted year-over-year sales gains in the triple digits.

Total car sales for the month of March rose 53% year-over-year to 51,514 units from 33,643 units, while Total truck sales increased 27% to 111,867 units from 88,087 units in the same month last year.

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