For the first time ever in a single month, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. sold more passenger cars than General Motors Corp. in the U.S. Toyota ended May with 144,875 passenger cars sold, while GM finished the month with a tally of 129,556, according to Ward’s data. In April, Toyota, which includes the Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands, came within 6,226 passenger cars of GM. As recently as December, 24,360 units separated the two auto makers. Year-ago, the difference was 37,740 units. ...

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