Chrysler U.S. April auto sales up 11 percent

Wed May 1, 2013 8:05am EDT

May 1 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC Said on Wednesday that U.S. auto sales rose 11 percent in April, led by strong demand for its Ram pickup trucks.

Chrysler sales of 156,698 vehicles in April slightly beat analysts' expectations.

Major automakers in the U.S. market report sales on Wednesday, an early sign of consumer spending each month.