TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. fails to narrow the gap with DaimlerChrysler AG’s Chrysler Group in a run to becoming one of the top three U.S. automakers, despite the fact that Toyota’s October sales, at 164,084 units, were up 22% over September’s 127,203 and up 24% over like-2000. Chrysler October sales, at 209,478, 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 with Toyota. Chrysler offered 0% financing ...

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