Printer Friendly

Chrysler's U.S. Sales Set Calendar Year Record, Surpassing 1988 Mark in Less Than 11 Months

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than five weeks left in the calendar year, Chrysler Corporation (NYSE: C) and its dealers have sold more new vehicles in the United States in 1996 than in any full year in the company's history.

"This record represents more than just our best year. We see it as a strong sign of what Chrysler is really capable of in the years ahead," said James P. Holden, Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing.

Chrysler's U.S. sales from January 1, 1996, through November 22 totaled 2,214,289 vehicles. The previous record -- which took 12 months to achieve -- was 2,208,057 in 1988.

Through the end of October, Chrysler's U.S. sales were 15 percent ahead of a year ago. In 1996, Chrysler has set six monthly sales records and three quarterly records. May had the highest total of any month in Chrysler history.

ON THE INTERNET

Visit Chrysler's Media Relations Web Site at http://www.media.chrysler.com for additional Chrysler news.

SOURCE Chrysler Corporation
 -0- 11/25/96


/CONTACT: Mike McKesson, 810-512-2927, Jim Crawford, 810-512-2696, both of Chrysler/

(C)

CO: Chrysler Corporation ST: Michigan IN: AUT SU: SLS

ML -- DEM023 -- 3763 11/25/96 12:54 EST http://www.prnewswire.com
COPYRIGHT 1996 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1996 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Nov 25, 1996
Words:211
Previous Article:Detroit Edison Declares Dividends on Preferred Stock
Next Article:DCR Assigns 'A-' Claims Paying Ability Rating to First American Title Insurance Company Group
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters