Much of the increases being posted by automakers are due to sales of smaller, fuel-efficient cars, which consumers are selecting in the face of rising gas prices.
All three domestic brands increased their market share in 2011, something that hadn’t happened since 1988.
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The Big Three are now GM, Volkswagen, and Hyundai.
That isn’t as if poor auto sales weren’t expected, with natural disasters such as Hurricane Irene impacting sales in Atlantic states. And industry pundits such as J.D. Power and even auto manufacturers have significantly lowered expectations of auto sales in[...]