Are Foreign Automakers Building Cars Americans Don't Want To Buy?

Honda saw sales decline 39.2% from record-setting May 2008 results. Ford outsold Toyota (down 40.2%) for yet another month. GM sales were down a better-than-expected 29.6% and they sold twice as many Camaros in May as Honda sold Insight hybrids. Are American automakers mounting a comeback? » 6/02/09 2:30pm 6/02/09 2:30pm

Ford Gains On GM, Chrysler Pain

Ken Czubay, head of Ford's U.S. sales and marketing, today noted along with ambitious product strategy they're "going to aggressively market new products," because "we still have some very competitive Asian and European competitors." He's right, Ford's posted big conquest sales on the backs of their American rivals. » 5/22/09 1:00pm 5/22/09 1:00pm

Ford U.S. January Sales Down 44%

Ford US auto sales were down 44% in January, worse than the 31.9% drop expected by analysts. Anything larger than a Ford Focus was hit hard. SUV sales? Down over 50%. Trucks? Down over 40%. » 2/03/09 12:15pm 2/03/09 12:15pm

Ford Sales Drop 34% In September

Ford is reporting a 34% drop in sales from the same period a year earlier within its core Ford/Lincoln/Mercury brands. Total sales were 116,734 for September 2008 versus over 175,361 during September 2007. The results make September the lowest sales month this year for Ford and the tenth consecutive month of declining… » 10/01/08 1:18pm 10/01/08 1:18pm

Ford Reports 26% Sales Decline In August, SUVs Down 53%

Ford is reporting August US sales of its Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands are down 26% over the same period a year earlier, mainly due to continuing weakness in truck and SUV sales. While trucks are off 39%, the really breathtaking number is the 53% decline in SUV sales — despite the fact that Ford is touting a 17%… » 9/03/08 1:15pm 9/03/08 1:15pm

Volkswagen Tops Ford In Global Sales For First Half Of 2008, Shouts…

Volkswagen » 8/28/08 3:40pm 8/28/08 3:40pm put out a horn-tooting presser today touting their delivery of 3.31 million vehicle worldwide in the first half of 2008, versus Ford's 3.22 million sales. Those figures mark the first time ever that the kids in Wolfsburg have cracked the top three worldwide in sales, and VW is gleefully rubbing it in…