Big Three auto sales up in January
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler reported strong growth in vehicle sales in January year over year. GM’s 194,699 vehicles sold was 16% higher than in January 2012. Ford reported the strongest growth among the Big Three — 22% to 166,501 vehicles. And Chrysler reported its strongest January sales in five years with year-over-year growth of 16% to 117,731 vehicles.