Automaker Losses from Hurricane Sandy Mount

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Detroit News - November 8, 2012

Automakers begin adding up the number of vehicles destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy with 886 auto dealers in New York and 463 in New Jersey.

Get the current estimates on numbers per automaker lost.

Toyota Motor Corp., Chrysler Group LLC, Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co. plan to scrap about 15,000 vehicles damaged by Hurricane Sandy as automakers and dealers continue assessing the storm’s impact.

Nissan alone estimates more than 6,000 Nissan and luxury Infiniti brand cars and light trucks are “un-saleable” because of the storm….

Honda and Acura dealers expect to have to scrap about 3,440 vehicles….

General Motors Co., [and] Ford Motor Co. couldn’t provide estimates for the number of lost vehicles.

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