Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    3:53 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: April Auto Sales Are Best in Six Years Back to Topics
dwbuddy

Champion Author
Fort Worth

Posts:3,499
Points:1,182,365
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 3:21:59 PM

Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan all reported double-digit U.S. sales increases last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.

A rebound in pickup truck sales led the way, especially for the Detroit automakers. Small businesses are replacing aging trucks that they've kept since the Great Recession.

Ford's sales increased 18 percent, with the F-Series pickup gaining 24 percent. At Chrysler, sales rose 11 percent, led by the Ram pickup, with a 49 percent sales increase. GM also saw an 11 percent sales jump, with Chevrolet Silverado pickup sales rising 28 percent for the month.

Nissan reported a 23 percent sales gain over April 2012. Honda sales rose 7 percent, led by the CR-V small crossover SUV. The only laggards were Toyota, with a sales decline of 1 percent, a
Visit CNBC for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
bston
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:3,911
Points:1,092,200
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: May 3, 2013 12:07:49 AM

Economy must be good for them.
Profile Pic
wmderrick
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:2,168
Points:839,290
Joined:Apr 2010
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 4:12:44 PM

Pent up demand
Profile Pic
endymion
Champion Author New York

Posts:2,473
Points:506,295
Joined:Nov 2012
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 1:57:29 PM

American manufacturers gaining while Toyota loses ground...that's a switch.
Profile Pic
LanguageMan1
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:15,314
Points:2,113,665
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:21:31 AM

Good to hear.
Profile Pic
Bearcat500
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:11,514
Points:1,986,500
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 7:40:23 AM

Excellent
Profile Pic
jetskijerry
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:5,984
Points:1,217,160
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:44 AM

no money
Profile Pic
jetskijerry
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:5,984
Points:1,217,160
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:35 AM

I have to buy used.
Profile Pic
busybee49
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:185,620
Points:551,245
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:53:01 AM

This is great news. Can't afford one myself, but great for the economy.
Profile Pic
52MPG
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:9,401
Points:2,192,200
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:48:10 AM

Are we seeing an auto bubble?
Profile Pic
ExplorerWA
Champion Author Washington

Posts:5,907
Points:1,180,180
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:20:15 AM

Wasn't April the big pickup sale month for them. Lots of discounts.
Profile Pic
amerk73
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:9,163
Points:2,072,170
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:58:30 PM

i hope more sale
Profile Pic
skinsfan125
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:2,504
Points:548,545
Joined:Jul 2010
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:41:52 PM

good news.
Profile Pic
andy1024
Champion Author Allentown

Posts:3,785
Points:858,280
Joined:Dec 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 11:24:55 PM

Good news for GM, Ford, and Chrysler.
Profile Pic
esq262
Champion Author Asheville

Posts:4,887
Points:1,092,350
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:50:49 PM

Bodes well for the economy overall.
Profile Pic
Night Owl
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:9,620
Points:2,233,700
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:47:02 PM

Good news.
Profile Pic
playtimeCLE
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:10,679
Points:1,989,165
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:15:52 PM

If all goes as planned, I'll be adding to someones May auto sales.
Profile Pic
JDchefF
Champion Author Lancaster

Posts:1,509
Points:332,895
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:15:03 PM

Good for some, I can't afford one.
Profile Pic
Tacodan
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:4,486
Points:1,094,725
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:57:19 PM

recalls are going Virel its the new norm
Profile Pic
joopieVZ
Sophomore Author Grand Rapids

Posts:228
Points:292,375
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:36:41 PM

Check out the article on Nissan recall
Profile Pic
Tacodan
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:4,486
Points:1,094,725
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:35:49 PM

Go Honda..........
Profile Pic
mike56MI
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:3,324
Points:750,840
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 6:08:41 PM

OK
Profile Pic
Lugi1967
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:6,699
Points:1,436,795
Joined:Jun 2010
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:52:40 PM

Good for economy
Profile Pic
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:53,199
Points:2,824,285
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:31:54 PM

actually this should read april truck sales surge
Profile Pic
deputydog082
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:3,529
Points:1,055,260
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:19:53 PM

good for workers!
Post a reply Back to Topics