The company reported truck sales set new monthly and annual records, and reported sales of the Honda CR-V sport utility vehicle were up 13 percent compared to the previous month. The auto maker sold a total of 875,430 trucks and SUVs for the year, up 4.2 percent compared to the previous year.
The company’s domestic car sales were down 12 percent compared to 2017. The company reported its total sales through December were down about two percent compared to the previous year.
However, 2017 was an all-time sales record for the Japanese auto maker, barely edging out a previous record the company hit in 2016.
“In 2018, we took advantage of the continued consumer shift toward light-trucks, contributing to another record year for our
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