<Snip bullshit from a moron>
DETROIT, Nov. 1 /CNW/ - General Motors dealers in the United States sold
301,317 new cars and trucks in October, a 22 percent increase compared with
last year. Retail sales were up 36 percent on a sales-day adjusted basis.
Retail truck sales were up 52 percent, led by a doubling of full-size pickup
retail sales such as Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra and a 46 percent
increase in luxury utility retail sales, including the entire Cadillac
Escalade lineup. Retail car sales were up 9 percent, led by Chevrolet
Impala, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura.
Who ever said Toyota buyers were smart buyers? Any research will show the
conventionally powered twins of hybrids are a better buy. Toyota was smart
not to make a conventionally powered twin for the Prius. That is why their
other hybrids are not selling nearly as well. The average new vehicle buy
in the US replaces their new vehicle, with another new vehicle. in three to
four years with 30K to 45K on the clock. The hybrid cost thousands more to
own, ever if held for five years.
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