The Times West Virginian

Business

December 22, 2008

Truck, SUV sales on the rise

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CHARLESTON —

The big three automakers in the United States - Chrysler, General Motors and Ford - have been pleading with Congress for a financial bailout for their struggling industry. On Wednesday, Chrysler announced it was closing all its North American manufacturing plants for at least a month to help the company weather the recession.

U.S. sales have dropped to their slowest rate in 26 years. GM and Ford are also taking cost-cutting measures by halting construction of plants and temporarily shutting down a limited number of plants.

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