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Offshore Brands Move Ahead in July. Toyota outsells Ford

GM by slightly outperforming an overall market that was up 14% easily held onto its Number One spot in the U.S. at 234,071 vehicles sold. However, Ford Motor slipped to Number Three as Toyota had a stronger month with sales soaring to 193,394 to Ford’s 190,080. March of 2010 was the last time Toyota topped Ford and with new Corolla compact car and Tundra pickup trucks just entering production, the back half of the year will see a battle royal between the two global automakers. Continue reading

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Detroit Three Truck Sales Hurt Offshore Brands in April

The Detroit Three automakers posted impressive April sales gains, hurting foreign brands, the result of a revived truck market, as well as stumbling by giants Toyota, Hyundai, Kia and Volkswagen. In a market that was up 8.5% overall year-over-year to 1.285 million vehicles, according to AutoData, light truck sales rose 15%. The winners were located in Auburn Hills, Dearborn and Detroit because of their commanding share of the traditional pickup truck and SUV markets. With 634,000 light trucks sold, only 252,000 were from offshore brands. Continue reading

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