U.S. Automakers Have Best October Sales In Years, Except Ford

G.M. and Chrysler reported that U.S. sales of their automobiles for October were the highest for the month in the past five years, 195,764 and 126,185 vehicles respectively, The Detroit News and Reuters reported. Meanwhile, Ford reported October U.S. sales of 168,456, flat from a year ago though small car sales were up 54 percent, the highest in 11 years.