Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. sales rose 3.7% in April on a daily-rate basis, to 210,457 units. However, there were two fewer sales days this year, meaning on a volume basis, the Japanese auto maker posted a rare decline – 4% vs. year-ago. The last time Toyota’s volume slipped in a month was May 2005, according to Ward's data. Toyota sales haven’t fallen vs. year-ago on a daily-rated basis since August 2004. But executives brush aside the notion the auto maker’s sales are weakening, ...

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