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Ford's U.S. sales fell 6.3 percent in January because of lower-than-normal fleet orders and continued poor sales of sedans.
Subaru of America had its best sales month ever in December, capping its ninth consecutive year of record sales.
Toyota Motor Sales reported a U.S. sales decline of 8.3 percent in December while the Camry surged to remain the industry's best-selling car.
GM's U.S. sales last year fell 1.3 percent to 3 million vehicles, including a 3.3 percent decline to 308,539 units in December.
Ford's U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 1.3 percent in December, driven by strong light-truck sales.
American Honda's U.S. sales fell 7 percent in December, but it still achieved record annual sales for a third consecutive year.
Volkswagen's U.S. sales fell 19 percent in December to 30,281 while Audi extended its industry-best streak of year-over-year monthly sales increases to 98 months.
Canadians in 2017 bought more than two million vehicles for the first time, due to record sales of light trucks. While several automakers saw sales decrease in December, it remained a banner year.
FCA US extended its losing streak to a 16th consecutive month in December as sales fell 11 percent to 171,946 vehicles. Just 12 percent of FCA's deliveries went to fleets.
A solid November has all but guaranteed that U.S. new light-vehicle sales will top 17 million in 2017 for the third straight year and only the fifth time ever.
Toyota sales fell 3 percent in November after five straight months of gains, with both the Toyota and Lexus brands struggling to move cars and seeing some cooling off in the light-truck market.
Subaru of America is officially riding a six year-old sales streak.
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