June Canada auto sales up 1 percent to 171,608 -Desrosiers

Wed Jul 3, 2013 4:49pm EDT
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July 3 (Reuters) - Canadian auto sales in June rose 1.3 percent to 171,608 vehicles, industry consultant Desrosiers said on Wednesday.

Ford Motor Co saw its sales fall 6 percent, but it remained the top-selling automaker in Canada in June with sales of 28,703 vehicles.

Chrysler Group, majority-owned by Fiat SpA, was second, with sales of 26,054 vehicles, 11 percent higher than a year ago.

General Motors Co was third. Its sales rose 8 percent to 24,707 vehicles.