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Toyota Overtakes GM in Annual US Sales – WSJ

The Japanese carmaker, which for decades has worked to expand its presence in North America, outsold GM by roughly 114,000 vehicles


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Toyota president Akio Toyoda gestures at a briefing on electric vehicle battery strategies in December 2021. Photo: AFP.

 

Toyota Motor has for the first time overtaken General Motors as the US’s top-selling car company, prompted largely by the chip shortage, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The Japanese carmaker, which for decades has worked to expand its presence in North America, sold 2.3 million vehicles in the US, outselling GM by roughly 114,000 vehicles.

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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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