Ford continued to dominate its domestic rivals in December, with the carmaker the only one of the "big three" to see sales advance. The company's US sales rose 33%, marking Ford's best month since May 2008. GM saw a 6% sales decline for December, while Chrysler's sales were down 4%.
Ford also said its market share increased 1 percentage point to 15% for 2009, its first full-year share increase since 1995. Not that all was rosy. Sales for the year tanked 15%. Annual figures were even worse at GM, down 30%, and Chrysler, 36%, the New York Times reports. Chrysler sold 931,402 vehicles, the first time it's been below 1 million since 1962.
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