American Honda, a unit of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC: Quote), Monday reported a rise in November 2012 U.S. sales to 116,580 units, an increase of 39.9 percent from 83,925 units in the same month in the prior year.
Total car sales for the month increased 16.8 percent to 65,925 units from 40,997 units in the year ago month, while total truck sales for the month were 50,655 units, up 18.0 percent from 40,928 units last year.
In addition, The Honda Division posted November 2012 sales of 104,334 units, an increase of 41.0 percent compared with sales of 74,016 units in November 2011. Acura's U.S. October sales totaled 12,246 units increased 23.6 percent compared with the same month last year.
John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of Sales stated, "Honda's all-time best November demonstrates the fundamental strength of our core products. The new Accord is hitting its stride, and with the new Civic now arriving in dealerships, we're ready for a strong finish to 2012."
by RTT Staff Writer
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