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William Maley

Sales: Sales Figure Ticker: December 2014

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Kia Motors America - Up 35.6% (45,587 Vehicles Sold This Month; 580,234 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Maserati North America, Inc. - Up 34.1% (1,412 Vehicles Sold This Month; 12,493 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 24.7% (49,923 Vehicles Sold This Month; 513,693 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

FCA US LLC - Up 20% (193,261 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,090,639 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

General Motors Co. - Up 19.3% (274,873 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,935,008 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Audi of America - Up 13.1% (19,238 Vehicles Sold This Month; 182,011 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Toyota Motor Sales - Up 12.7% (215,057 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,373,771 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

BMW Group U.S. - Up 9.5% (48,141 Vehicles Sold This Month; 395,850 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mazda North American Operations - Up 8% (24,808 Vehicles Sold This Month; 305,801 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Nissan Group of North America - Up 6.9% (117,318 Vehicles Sold This Month; 1,386,985 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 4.3% (38,270 Vehicles Sold This Month; 366,589 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)7

Hyundai Motor America - Up 2.4% (64,507 Vehicles Sold This Month; 725,718 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 1.9% (6,545 Vehicles Sold This Month; 77,643 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 1.8% (7,437 Vehicles Sold This Month; 67,238 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

American Honda Motor Co. - Up 1.5% (137,281 Vehicles Sold This Month; 1,540,872 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Ford Motor Company - Up 1.2% (220,671 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,280,492 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 0.9% (3,275 Vehicles Sold This Month; 47,007 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 0.7% (4,920 Vehicles Sold This Month; 56,366 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Volkswagen of America - Up 0.1% (34,058 Vehicles Sold This Month; 366,970 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Brands:

Chrysler - Up 53% (30,930 Vehicles Sold This Month; 308,785 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Kia - Up 35.6% (45,587 Vehicles Sold This Month; 580,234 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Ram - Up 35% (48,628 Vehicles Sold This Month; 469,139 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Maserati - Up 34.1% (1,412 Vehicles Sold This Month; 12,493 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Buick - Up 32.4% (20,357 Vehicles Sold This Month; 228,963 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Subaru - Up 24.7% (49,923 Vehicles Sold This Month; 513,693 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

GMC - Up 23% (53,038 Vehicles Sold This Month; 501,853 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Lincoln - Up 21.4% (9,690 Vehicles Sold This Month; 94,474 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Chevrolet - Up 20.5% (184,938 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,033,442 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Jeep - Up 19% (63,274 Vehicles Sold This Month; 692,348 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Sprinter - Up 16.3% (3,288 Vehicles Sold This Month; 25,745 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Lexus - Up 14.7% (39,879 Vehicles Sold This Month; 311,389 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Smart - Up 13.8% (973 Vehicles Sold This Month; 10,453 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Acura - Up 13.1% (17,809 Vehicles Sold This Month; 167,843 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Audi - Up 13.1% (19,238 Vehicles Sold This Month; 182,011 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Toyota - Up 12.2% (175,178 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,062,382 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

BMW - Up 11.1% (41,526 Vehicles Sold This Month; 339,738 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Nissan - Up 9.1% (105,311 Vehicles Sold This Month; 1,269,565 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Jaguar - Up 9% (1,683 Vehicles Sold This Month; 15,773 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mazda - Up 8% (24,808 Vehicles Sold This Month; 305,801 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mercedes-Benz - Up 3% (34,009 Vehicles Sold This Month; 330,391 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Hyundai - Up 2.4% (64,507 Vehicles Sold This Month; 725,718 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Mitsubishi - Up 1.9% (6,545 Vehicles Sold This Month; 77,643 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Fiat - Up 1% (3,784 Vehicles Sold This Month; 46,121 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Porsche - Up 0.9% (3,275 Vehicles Sold This Month; 47,007 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Volvo - Up 0.7% (4,920 Vehicles Sold This Month; 56,366 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Ford - Up 0.4% (210,981 Vehicles Sold This Month; 2,386,468 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

MINI - Up 0.3% (6,615 Vehicles Sold This Month; 56,112 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Volkswagen - Up 0.1% (34,058 Vehicles Sold This Month; 366,970 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Honda - 0% (119,472 Vehicles Sold This Month; 1,372,029 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Land Rover - Down 0.2% (5,754 Vehicles Sold This Month; 51,465 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Dodge - Down 2% (46,578 Vehicles Sold This Month; 574,155 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Infiniti - Down 9.3% (12,007 Vehicles Sold This Month; 117,330 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Cadillac - Down 11.1% (16,150 Vehicles Sold This Month; 170,750 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

Alfa Romeo - N/A (67 Vehicles Sold This Month; 91 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)


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