The sales recovery at Toyota and Honda, plus continued steady growth for several other brands, drove Asian auto makers to their third-highest share of the U.S. light-vehicle market, reaching 45.8% in 2012, WardsAuto data shows. Last year also marked the third time Asian manufacturers led all regional groups, topping the 44.6% share of the Detroit Three and easily dwarfing the 9.6% stake held by the Europeans. The all-time record U.S. market share for Asian auto makers is 47.5%, set in ...

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