Breaking! The Japanese Can Sell: Toyota Sales Up 16.2%, Honda Sales Up…

The trifecta of automakers from the land of the rising sun each threw down their respective gauntlets today, or in Nissan's case a snow glove. That's because although Toyota and Honda showed upward ticks on year-to-year sales, (16.2% and 10.2%) Nissan just couldn't get the job done to make it a three-way of higher… » 8/01/06 5:27pm 8/01/06 5:27pm

Breaking! GM July Sales Down 19.5%, Obfuscation Wins!

Anyone who voted "C" in the poll earlier...guess what? Y'all won. Despite a headline reading "GM Delivers 410,332 Vehicles; Best Retail Month Of 2006", the numbers don't really back up the excitement inherent in such a headline. Reading through the press release, we found the excitement to be a bit...err...unfounded.… » 8/01/06 3:09pm 8/01/06 3:09pm

Breaking! FoMoCo Makes Bold Move, Says Fuck You To Straight Talk And…

So we were actually getting a warm and fuzzy feeling in our gut over the straight talk coming live and correct from the folks at FoMoCo. When the automaker released July sales numbers today, they threw down a graphic we thought represented an honest look at what the numbers said..."car sales down, truck sales down."… » 8/01/06 2:40pm 8/01/06 2:40pm

Breaking! Ford Announces 34% Drop In US Sales

This is what we love about FoMoCo. Not only do they serve us sales figures fairly straight up, they even provide fun little graphics for us to the one to the right. That's correct, we didn't create that — it came directly from Ford PR. Wasn't that nice of them? Unfortunately, the numbers aren't quite as… » 8/01/06 1:55pm 8/01/06 1:55pm