Chrysler sees April sales up 20% over 2009
April 24th, 2010 by Bill Cawthon
figures won’t be reported until Monday, May 3, and we don’t generally post forecasts this far in advance, but this news is too good to keep under our hats.
Fred Diaz, Chrysler’s sales chief, has told dealers the company forecasts a 20% jump in sales compared to last year. This would mark the largest increase in more than two years, easily trumping February’s one percent gain. Chrysler spokeswoman Kathy Graham confirmed the comments yesterday.
The good news comes shortly after Chrysler posted better-than-expected results for the first quarter and generally positive reactions to plans announced earlier this week by Fiat
/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.