Strong sales of new car models softened the blow for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler group, but all three posted sales declines nonetheless, with GM taking the biggest hit, down 12.5 percent. Based on May's results, both GM and Ford lowered production targets for the the third quarter.
Among other imports, BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Mitsubishi posted gains, while Porsche sales were flat. Nissan sales were down sharply.
[Source: Automotive News]