3. The closely watched monthly numbers were a bit disappointing for Chrysler — sales were up 6%, while analysts were expecting an 8.3% jump.
5. But the December numbers were disappointing: sales of 182,062 were down 6% from last year, and analysts were expecting a .8% increase.
9. Like its rivals, Ford had a disappointing December: it sold 218,000 cars, up 2%, but analysts were expecting 5.9%