Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) enjoyed bumper sales in May, which the company said rose 72.9 percent in a preview announcement Friday morning.
Toyota sold 202,973 cars in May, a 72.9 percent increase on a selling day adjusted basis and an 87.3 percent gain on a raw volume basis. Toyota City-based Toyota's sales likely look particularly strong in light of the difficulties the company faced last year as a result of the Japanese tsunami and floods in Thailand that disrupted production and supply chains for Japan's largest automaker.
Toyota Motor Corp. reported June U.S. sales rose 60.3 percent compared to the year before, the company said Tuesday.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) shares fell 2.07 percent to $75.30 Friday morning.
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