Lexus U.S. Sales Jump 23% for First Monthly Luxury Lead in 2013

Lexus U.S. Sales Jump 23% for First Monthly Luxury Lead in 2013

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Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus beat out Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s BMW to claim the monthly crown for the first time since August 2012 and just the second time since the end of 2010.