Two of Detroit's Big Three automakers posted mixed results for U.S. sales in April as the industry tries to bounce back from the recent dismal earnings forecasts from
Chrysler Group remained a standout, posting its 13th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.
The Chrysler Group said Tuesday that its auto sales in April jumped 9.3% to 206,546 vehicles in the U.S., up from 189,011 in the year-earlier period. DaimlerChrysler's sales rose 8.7% to 225,351 vehicles.
The company's Mercedes-Benz USA unit posted record sales for April, up 2% to 18,805 units.
Meanwhile, Ford reported a 2% decline in April U.S. sales to 281,292 vehicles. While car sales surged 11%, truck sales dipped 2%. GM will release its April results later Tuesday.