Toyota Motor Corp. (NYS:TM) (TKS:JP:7203) said its North America division had its "best-ever" November as sales for the month rose 9.2% from a year ago to 207,857 vehicles. Toyota division sales increased 8.4%, as car sales rose 8.6%, SUV sales grew 14.1%, light truck sales increased 8.3% and hybrid sales soared 68.4%. Within the Lexus division, total sales rose 13.8%, as luxury SUV sales grew 24.0% and hybrid sales increased 51.4%. Toyota's U.S.-listed stock rose 0.1% in morning grading, bucking the 1.1% decline in the S&P 500 (S&P:SPX) .
Dec. 3, 2019, 9:34 a.m. EST