Written off as badly outdated by critics, Chevy Cavalier, one of General Motors Corp.'s most important entry level products, outsold Ford Motor Co.'s acclaimed Focus compact car by posting a sales increase of 31.6% (26,479 vs. 20,953) in February (see insert). Focus sales totaled 22,417 last month, down 2.0% from like-2000. Dodge Neon recorded a sales decrease down 10.0%. The Cavalier sales victory, accomplished without an excessive national incentive program or fleet sales, is significant ...
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