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Honda: Light truck sales outpace industry rebound

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on May 6th, 2010 at 8:59AM

Honda scored a decent U.S. sales month in April, with overall results up by 13 percent. But what has company insiders excited isn't strong Accord or Civic sales. Honda's light trucks, the Pilot, Odyssey, CRV and Ridgeline, were up 33 percent compared to April of 2009. Those vehicles comprise many of the most expensive vehicles in the Honda lineup, and a healthy source of profits. Automotive News reports that Honda VP John Mendel called light truck sales "spry," adding that truck sales are up for several automakers, signaling that the U.S. sales downturn may be waning. Mendel also points... Read More

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