Detroit Three auto makers took the lead in market share in first-half 2013, bucking the notion a resurgent Japanese contingent would tilt the scale in favor of the Asian brands this year. General Motors, Ford and Chrysler combined for a 46.1% slice of the U.S. light-vehicle market through June, WardsAuto data shows, up a full point from year-ago. Meanwhile, Asia-based auto makers saw share decline to 45.0%, from 45.9% in first-half 2012. European brands were flat at 8.9% in like-2013, ...
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