Thursday, September 4, 2014
(Auburn Hills, MI) -- Chrysler is reporting U.S. sales in August were up nearly 20 percent over the same month last year, exceeding analysts' already optimistic expectations. This marks the automaker's 53rd consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains and the strongest August in 12 years. Jeep brand sales were up 49 percent making last month the brand's best August ever. The Ram pickup truck logged its best August sales since 2003 with a 33-percent jump over August of 2013.