Toyota, Honda. Hyundai and Kia continued to rack up U.S. sales gains -- 33 percent or more last month -- while largely shrugging off parts shortages that are hobbling other automakers. June volume slumped 27 percent at Ford while GM's second-quarter deliveries rose 40 percent, but trailed Toyota. The June SAAR cooled to 15.35 million.
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Even amid dwindling stockpiles, May volume soared more than 40 percent, with the sales pace topping 17 million for the third straight month. Ford Motor's sales rose 4.1 percent, while Honda Motor, Hyundai and Kia set monthly records. Toyota Motor volume jumped 47 percent.