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GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July
GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July

Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains. By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5 million vehicles in July, up about 10% from the same month a year earlier, according to industry analysts. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Aug. 1, 1:18 p.m.: An earlier version of this post said the Dow Jones Industrial Average index has risen 2.7% for the year. It has actually fallen by nearly 1%. The percentage gains for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes were also overstated. ------------ General Motors Co. said it sold 256,160...

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