Toyota's U.S. Sales Drop 34%

Dec. 2, 2008
Sales for the year to date were down 14%.

Toyota reported on Dec. 2 that U.S. auto sales were 130,307 vehicles, which represents a 34% drop.

The company said sales at its Toyota division fell 34% to 114,084 while its luxury Lexus brand saw sales fall 35% to 16,223.

Total car sales were down 32% at 76,954 while truck and sport utility sales fell 36% to 53,353 in November.

Sales for the year to date were down 14% to nearly 2.1 million vehicles.

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