The Big Winner

Today after Ford, Toyota, Honda, GM, & Chrysler reported sales for August 2009, Ford posted the biggest increase in sales over August 2008.

Toyota and Honda were the only other manufacturers other than Ford to post an increase in sales.  Toyota and Honda both posted modest gains with Toyota reporting a 6.4% increase and Honda posting a 9.9% increase.  GM posted a 20% decline and Chrysler posted a 9.9% decline in sales.  Ford meanwhile posted a 21.4% increase in retail sales and a 17.2% increase including fleet sales.

The Ford Focus set an August sales record of 25,547 vehicles sold, and the Fusion set an all-time record of 21,010 vehicles sold up 132% over last year.  Both the Focus and Fusion were among the top 10 vehicles sold during Cash for Clunkers.


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