Chrysler Group car sales are surging because of rising gasoline prices, but not at the expense of truck deliveries, says Gary Dilts, the auto maker's vice president of sales. He cites PT Cruiser's 9,812 deliveries last month, up 12% from 8,407 in August of 2004 when adjusted for the number of sales days. “PT Cruiser's a great people-hauler,” Dilts says. “In a fuel-sensitive market, it's finding its way. Hopefully to some increased share, not at the expense of trucks.” Over the last ...

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