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CHEVY LOS ANGELES ZONE CAR AND TRUCK SALES BOOM IN MAY

 LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet passenger car sales in the Los Angeles Zone of 1,853 posted a whopping 57 percent gain for the month of May over the same period last year. Truck sales were up 29.4 percent, at 3,623 units.
 The top four best-selling products were trucks, led by the Chevrolet Full-Size Pickup, followed by S-10 Pickup, Astro and Suburban. The Geo Prizm, the all-new for '93 Camaro, Geo Metro, Cavalier, S-10 Blazer and Geo Storm round out the top 10.
 "Camaro sales volume is starting to build," said Mike Valerio, Chevrolet Los Angeles zone manager. "We're seeing more of them on the streets, and we expect continued momentum going into summer," Valerio said.
 "We can't build trucks fast enough," said Valerio. "Suburban took fourth place in May, just ahead of Prizm, which we introduced last fall and is doing phenomenally well," Valerio said.
 Full-Size Pickup sales for May were 1,519; S-10 Pickup totalled 542 units, Astro sales were 483 and Suburban 444. Prizm totalled 403 units and Camaro 344.
 Chevrolet's total Los Angeles zone passenger car and truck retail sales, calendar-year-to-date, are up 22.4 percent over 1992, with 23,841 units. The division's Los Angeles zone includes the most populated portions of Southern California, from Santa Barbara to San Diego and metro Los Angeles.
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 /CONTACT: Suzanne Kane of Chevrolet, 805-373-8440/


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