Ford Sales Fall 28% In June, Ford Truck Sales Down 36%

Ford has just announced that its sales fell 28% during the month of June, resulting in overall sales during the first half of 2008 that are down 14%. Looking specifically at truck sales, numbers fell 36%, down 18% for the year. What's to blame? As if you have to ask: High gas prices, a weak economy and low consumer confidence. Expect more car industry carnage as other automakers release June sales data today. [via The NYTimes]