Which continues to show that Americans want large cars and cheap gas--not small, fuel efficient cars. If Washington forces the automakers to push small cars in a market that doesn't want them, there will be a strong political backlash.The category – known as light-duty trucks – made up 54 percent of all new U.S. vehicle sales last month, compared with 46 percent for cars, according to industry tracker J.D. Power and Associates. It's the biggest difference since December 2005, when trucks accounted for 56 percent of sales.
Friday, November 05, 2010
They Want Trucks!
Well, not just trucky trucks, they also want crossovers. But still, Americans are not buying increasing numbers of small cars, which may force some very interesting discussions in Sacramento and Washington. From AP: