Chrysler global sales up 12 percent in February image

Chrysler Group said on Monday that global sales in February rose 12 percent from a year earlier with the rate of growth outside North America quickening from January.

The U.S. automaker run by Fiat SpA (F), said deliveries climbed to 128,321 vehicles last month, and that global sales this year through February rose 14 percent to 229,787.
The automaker succeeded to sell 11,305 vehicles outside the US, Mexico and Canada (Chrysler’s second-largest sales market), increasing by 8.6 percent in comparison with the year before. January sales outside North America climbed up 1.3 percent, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
Marchionne also said that Chrysler will sell 2 million vehicles this year, 32 percent more than the 1.52 million the automaker sold in 2010.
Sales from the Asia-Pacific region rose 51 percent to 3,648 in February, and deliveries in Western and Central Europe fell 33 percent to 2,083, Kisiel said yesterday.