Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> said U.S. May industrywide auto sales rose 8 percent to some 15.3 million vehicles on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate.
This figure would outpace the 15.1 million annualized forecast of analysts polled through last week by Thomson Reuters.
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Toyota's U.S. May sales rose 2.5 percent, which matched analysts' expectations.
(Reporting by Bernie Woodall; Editing by Maureen Bavdek)