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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: August 2015

By Kelsey Mays on September 1, 2015


The summer of pickup trucks continued into August as the Ford F-Series reaffirmed its popularity. After a slow start to the year, Ford's best-selling truck had its second straight month of sales gains, with sales up 4.7 percent in August… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: August 2015

By Kelsey Mays on September 1, 2015

The summer of pickup trucks continued into August as the Ford F-Series reaffirmed its popularity. After a slow start to the year, Ford's best-selling truck had its second straight month of sales gains, with sales up 4.7 percent in August… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: July 2015

By Kelsey Mays on August 3, 2015

July was the month of the pickup truck. After months of unremarkable sales, full-size pickup sales jumped 12 percent in July as truck shoppers drove every single player — even the outgoing Nissan Titan — to gains. In some cases… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: June 2015

By Kelsey Mays on July 1, 2015

If you see a lot of shiny new cars at this weekend's fireworks show, June sales are the reason why. With the top seven automakers reporting sales, car shoppers drove up June sales 3.4 percent versus a strong June 2014 … Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: May 2015

By Kelsey Mays on June 2, 2015

If you look only at the top 10 best-selling cars in May, you might think shoppers have switched back from trucks to cars. After all, the Nissan Altima and Ford Fusion replaced the Chevrolet Equinox and Ford Escape, which respectively… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2015

By Kelsey Mays on May 1, 2015

Parity was the theme for car sales in April. The Detroit Three, Nissan, Toyota and Hyundai-Kia all posted single-digit sales gains over a decent April 2014. Honda was the only loser among the Big Seven this month, falling 1.8 percent… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: March 2015

By David Thomas on April 1, 2015

March wasn't overly generous to many automakers as sales were mostly flat overall versus last year. Low gas prices might have influenced buyers to opt for crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks, but even that conventional wisdom didn't play out across… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: February 2015

By Aaron Bragman on March 3, 2015

It was a hard month, weather-wise, for big portions of the U.S., but that didn't stop shoppers from snapping up cars and trucks at a breakneck pace. For the second month of 2015, the top seven automakers have reported that… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: January 2015

By Kelsey Mays on February 2, 2015

Auto sales got off to a strong start in January as car shoppers piled into pickup trucks, SUVs and — less expectedly — small cars. With the largest seven automakers reporting figures, new-car sales are up 14.8 percent. The Detroit Three… Read More

What Was the Best-Selling Car in 2014?

By Kelsey Mays on January 4, 2015

With all major automakers reporting their figures, auto sales in 2014 are up about 6 percent over 2013 for a grand total of around 16.5 million cars. That would be the auto industry's best year since 2006 or 2005, depending… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: December 2014

By Kelsey Mays on January 4, 2015

If kids spent December piling into the loot from Santa, parents spent it piling into the trucks at their local dealership. Detroit's full-size pickups led the month's top sellers, followed in fourth place by Honda's popular SUV, the CR-V. It… Read More