Archives for April 30th, 2013

Ford F-150 and Toyota Camry Top Best-Selling Vehicles of 2012

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Ford’s F-Series trucks have ended another calendar year at the top of the U.S. sales charts. Counting F-150 and Super Duty models under one “F-Series” label, the Ford truck lineup surpassed sales of all challengers including the Toyota Camry, which for 2012 again became the best-selling car in the U.S. The best-selling vehicles in the U.S. for the 2012 calendar year came from the segments you might expect: full-size (and high-profit) trucks at the top, ...

MT Poll: Pick One Truck – Silverado, F-150, Ram 1500, Sierra, Tundra, or Titan

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The battle of the full-size pickup trucks is getting hotter. The newly unveiled 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra join the 2013 Ram 1500 (our 2013 Truck of the Year) and the Ford F-150 (our 2012 Truck of the Year) in the full-size truck heap. Two of Japan’s biggest automakers also have entrants in the full-size pickup segment – Nissan with the Titan and Toyota with its Tundra. For today’s MT Poll we want to ...

Ford Lawsuit States Misleading Fuel Economy on C-MAX, Fusion Hybrids

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For d is being sued for misleading consumers regarding fuel economy on two of its hybrid models. The lawsuit claims the 2013 Ford C-MAX hybid, and the popular midsize 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, don’t get the fuel economy Ford claims. The Ford Fusion Hybrid gets an EPA estimated 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway, and 47 mpg combined. The plaintiff is asking for ...

Toyota Corolla Regains Compact Sales Crown for January, Civic and Focus Take Podium

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The Toyota Corolla has regained the top spot in the compact segment thanks to the 23,822 customers who took one home last month. The Honda Civic, which sold 21,881 units during January, falls back to second-place following a record sales month during December 2012. The Ford Focus didn’t crest the 20,000 mark, but still took third place with 16,161 total sales. Fourth and fifth place went to the Chevrolet Cruze and Hyundai Elantra with 14,524 ...