...buyers of American cars tend to be Republican - except, for some reason, those who buy Pontiacs, who tend to be Democrats. Foreign-brand compact cars are usually bought by Democrats - but not Mini Coopers, which are bought by almost
equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans.
More about this study is mentioned at The Car Connection (3/4 down the page).
A few examples, gleaned from these articles:
Vehicle makes which are more likely to be driven by Republicans:
*Ford Trucks, SUVs
Vehicle makes more likely to be driven by Democrats:
* = UAW built.
What is quickly apparent from this list is that Democrats are not, apparently, making much of an effort to buy UAW made vehicles. And, lets not forget that the Democrats joined with the Republicans to support NAFTA. If I was a UAW man, I would not be pleased.