Toyota Motor Corp. fails to narrow the gap with DaimlerChrysler AG’s Chrysler Group in a run to becoming one of the top three automakers in the U.S., despite the fact that Toyota’s October sales, at 164,084 units, were up 22% over September’s 127,203 units and up 24% over like-2000. Chrysler October sales, at 209,478, also represent an increase of 22% over September’s 152,165, but were only a 5% increase over year-ago, showing a lack of momentum compared to Toyota. Chrysler offered 0% ...

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