Infographic: Automakers Fight the Battle of the Bulging

By Patrick Olsen  on October 3, 2012

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It's an increasingly difficult situation for automakers: On one side, they face federal mandates and consumer demand for cars that get better gas mileage, and on the other side, they find Americans with ever- increasing waistlines. What's an automaker to do?

Cars.com took a look at the factors in the fight against the widening bottom line and found that automakers have several approaches to try to tilt the scales their way. Check it out below.

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Editor-in-Chief Patrick Olsen was born and raised in California. He loves pickup trucks and drivers who pay attention.  Email Patrick


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