Archives for June 22nd, 2013

Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla End 2012 Leading Compact Segment Sales

Compared to 2011, the Honda Civic dethroned the Toyota Corolla as the best-selling compact for 2012, while the Chevrolet Cruze finished in fourth behind the Ford Focus. Honda sold 317,909 Civics in 2012 – an increase of nearly 97,000 units from 2011 – which was enough for it to take compact sales crown. Although Toyota sold 50,688 more Corollas in 2012 than it did the previous year, it was only good enough for second ...

UPDATE: 2014 Ford Transit Details Emerge: Three Engine, Roof Height, and Length Choices

It seems like Ford has been teasing information about its new 2014 Transit full-size van for eons, but the automaker finally revealed a sizable chunk of detail — including some specifications — tied to the North American-spec model earlier this morning. Here’s a bit of what we can expect from the long-awaited successor to the seemingly immortal E-Series. STRUCTURE Traditionally, full-size cargo vans sold in North America have utilized body-on-frame construction. That was the case with the ...