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GM, FCA sales up as auto sales see Memorial Day surge
GM, FCA sales up as auto sales see Memorial Day surge

U.S. auto sales were stronger than expected in May, boosted by Memorial Day promotions and strong demand for new SUVs. Analysts had expected sales to fall by around 1 percent, but Tuesday's sales reports were beating their expectations. Ford said overall industry sales likely grew around 1 percent over last May. Subaru led automakers with a 12 percent sales gain. General Motors' sales rose 3 percent, Fiat Chrysler was up 4 percent and Honda rose 1 percent. All four automakers benefited as buyers continued a steady shift from cars into small and medium-sized SUVs. Honda sold more than 6,300 HR-V small SUVs in the first two weeks it was on sale. Sales of the GMC Acadia SUV...

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