Toyota September Sales Down 32%; Honda Drops 24%

As clear proof that today's recession is an equal-opportunity unemployer, Toyota has posted a September sales decline of 32% from a year earlier — one of the worst results in the company's 50 years of US sales — while Honda sank 24% in the face of the consumer credit crisis. The declines at Toyota and Honda reinforce… »10/01/08 3:25pm10/01/08 3:25pm

GM August Sales Down 20.7% From August 2007; Still Best Sales Month In 2008

General Motors »9/03/08 4:55pm9/03/08 4:55pm is reporting total August 2008 sales down 20.7% from August 2007; the report had a silver lining, however, as August marked the best month for GM sales in 2008 largely due to the popular sale the automaker has been running since Aug. 20. That sale has since been extended through September 30 and…

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 1:15pm9/03/08 1:15pm

Ford Issues Most Pathetic Press Release Of All Time, Offers Employee Pricing On All F-Series Trucks

Seriously, this is an actual press release out of Dearborn today. Yes, the same day Ford revealed the Ford F-150 lost the crown of America's best-selling vehicle to the Honda Civic as well as a 16% decline in vehicular sales, the company has issued a release claiming boldly "Ford delivers customers trucks they want… »6/03/08 7:40pm6/03/08 7:40pm

Civic Selling Like Flapjacks, Could Outsell Accord For First Time

Holy gas prices, Batman! Automotive News is reporting this morning strong sales of the Honda's gas-sipping Civic were up 14.8% to 111,695 units through the first four months of the year, and appeared to be looking good for May. Although we'll find out what the fifth month had to say when sales numbers are released… »6/02/08 8:30am6/02/08 8:30am