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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-TABLE-September US auto sales 14.94 mln annualized rate (Oct 2)

(Corrects annualized sales rate to 14.94 mln from 14.96 mln in headline, para 1 and table; total industry sales for September in table to 1,188,865 from 1,190,289; and year-to-date total industry sales to 10,899,949 from 10,901,373. Source corrects.)

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Automakers reported a 13 percent U.S. sales increase in September from a year earlier with a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of sales reaching 14.94 million vehicles.

The annualized rate is followed by economists and calculated using seasonal factors supplied by the U.S. Commerce Department that account for sales from vehicles produced in North America or overseas.

INDUSTRY TOTALS Sep-12 Sep-11 PCT CHNG Total industry 1,188,865 1,053,722 12.8 Total car 600,956 487,239 23.3 Total truck 587,909 566,483 3.8 Domestic car 416,939 330,075 26.3 Domestic truck 511,351 489,716 4.4 Import car 184,017 157,164 17.1 Import truck 76,558 76,767 -0.3 YR-TO-DATE PRV YEAR PCT CHG Total industry 10,899,949 9,518,172 14.5 Total car 5,656,927 4,733,646 19.5 Total truck 5,243,022 4,784,526 9.6 Domestic car 3,891,460 3,231,959 20.4 Domestic truck 4,536,458 4,127,943 9.9 Import car 1,765,467 1,501,687 17.6 Import truck 706,564 656,583 7.6

U.S. seasonally adjusted annualized sales (millions)

Sep-12 Sep-11 Domestic car 5.31 4.18 Domestic truck 6.29 5.99 Import car 2.37 2.02 Import truck 0.97 0.95 Total 14.94 13.14

SOURCE: Autodata Corp and Reuters calculations

(Compiled by Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bangalore)

((sagarika.jaisinghani@thomsonreuters.com, within U.S. +1 646 223 8780, outside U.S. +91 80 4135 5800 Reuters Messaging: sagarika.jaisinghani.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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