Share gains by Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Nissan weren’t enough to offset losses at Honda, Infiniti, Toyota and Subaru, as Asian auto makers saw their claim on the U.S. market erode for a second consecutive year. Asian auto makers captured 43.9% of U.S. light-vehicle sales in 2011, down from 46.5% in 2010, according to WardsAuto data. Domestic auto makers were the biggest beneficiaries, raising their stake to 46.9% from prior-year’s 45.0%. European OEMs grew their share ...

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