Archive for February, 2010

The LA Times tells us to look for the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi to compete with the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord this year in for the best new sedan of 2010. Suzuki, five-passenger seating and thrifty, four-cylinder, the mid-size Kizashi has exterior styling that is similar to a Volkswagen sedan, an unexpectedly upscale interior.
Jim Motavalli tells us there is some good news for the auto industry. Ford had its best month since May of 2008 — with sales increase of 33% from a year ago. 2010 Ford Fusion: hybrid version is one of the years best new cars. GM also must be pleased with its sales results for Dec. 2009, up 7% from Dec. 2008, and securing an approximately 20% market share. There is talk of recovery in the air, Dec. 2009 may be remember as the month, when it all turned around for Detroit!
They finally did it! Hyundai sales soared 41% to catapult Asian automakers ahead of U.S. competitors in annual market share for the first time. If you are looking for value, Hyundai offers a lot of car for the money.
Motortrend selects the Winners and Losers of 2009 U.S. Auto Sales. Well, actually they just tell you the best selling vehicles per model segment. But, its a fun article to read: Can you guess who wins the Feuds? Find the best selling Muscle Car, Green Car, Pick-up, or The Mid-Sizers.
Which were the best selling vehicles in 2009? USA Today tells us that Ford F-Series is the most popular model sold in the US. The Toyota Camry was second, followed by the Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Corolla, and the Honda Accord rounds up the Top 5 selling vehicles.