US car makers report disappointing December sales

Chrysler dealership

General Motors (GM) has reported a fall in car sales in December in what was a disappointing month for US car makers.

GM shares fell 2.4% after it reported a 6.3% fall in sales compared with December 2012.

Ford and Chrysler both reported rising sales, but not the increases that industry analysts were expecting.

Chrysler sold 161,000 cars and trucks in December, up 5.7% on the same period in 2012 and Ford reported a 1.8% rise in December sales.

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