The American Car Is BackMatt Hardigree4/30/13 9:22amFiled to: The Morning ShiftTMSLand RoverCarlos Ghosn1031EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important?Advertisement1st Gear: All Three American Automakers Gained Market Share The fortunes at Ford, GM, and Chrysler this last quarter were all markedly different, but there was one constant: Increased market share.AdvertisementThat's no small accomplishment as, according to Craig Trudell in this report, this is the first time all of The Big Three swept the first three months of a year in 20 years (back when people were gobbling up Explorers and other SUVs).Even more interesting is where those gains were made, with Honda and Toyota both losing ground to Detroit's automakers. This is a reversal of a generational trend that saw American families trading in their Fords for Toyota Camrys in droves. Ford is doing the best with a 0.7 percentage point increase market share, followed by GM at 0.5 and Chrysler at 0.2.All it took was massive restructuring and bankruptcy. We've spoken about how Ford is making a comeback, but let's take a closer look at GM and Chrysler.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.