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Wow, Edge sales are way down, Mustang sales have really tanked and the Explorer is nearly extinct. Pretty ugly.

The Focus is doing well which amazes me because I think the last generation was so much better looking on the outside. It does have a nice interior and some nice features for its class.
 

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Interestingly enough, GM (and probably Ford) want to eliminate dealerships. This will do it for them.
 

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The supposedly successful MkZ tanked, as warranted by its spectacular crappiness. The CTS in its last generation remained fairly steady through its lifespan. This is the difference between GMs and Fords approach (that and the Cadillac is an increasingly legitmate luxury brand).
 

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I have a feeling just about everyone is going to have terrible sales. I rarely see any vehicles with temporary plates (new sales) anymore around Houston. I would usually see at least 1 a day.
 

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wow with mustang sales down so much. it is not looking good for camaro. O well that is what happens when gm is always last to introduce new vehicles. Everybody else will make money but not gm.
 

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wow with mustang sales down so much. it is not looking good for camaro. O well that is what happens when gm is always last to introduce new vehicles. Everybody else will make money but not gm.
I'm not worried about the Camaro. There's pent up demand and the first year or two will be folks who've wanted one for a long time and have the money. Sure, some folks will not buy it now, but many who want something like that will. It's still reasonably priced and performs, and that means a lot.

Plus, with my friends at least, GM has an ever increasingly good reputation in terms of quality and style while Ford is still in the crapper. When the Camaro comes out I think that belief will get reinforced once more.
 

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Flex ate Taurus X - smart move, Ford! Thanks to throwing all your development dollars at the segment already covered, you have achieved 0% growth in sales! Oh, not really - I forgot lost Freestar sales...

Thanks to the revival of the storied (rental queen) nameplate, the Ford Taurus became Ford's worst selling car, only saved from the "largest sales decline" grace by the Mustang.

Ford now sells more Expeditions than Explorers!

Name the only Lincoln NOT to record a 50% decline in September, but rather an increase by two-thirds. Ready? TOWN CAR!
 

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Brutal, but what else did they expect?

As far as GM goes, well we all know the game by now...they'll release their September sales figures this Friday after the stock market closes.
 

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GM's September sales will likely be helped out by the employee pricing but now that it's gone the October sales will be off-the-charts bad.
 

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Oh, and so much for the 100K Flex sales the first year...at this point, even 50K looks widely optimistic.
 

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GM's September sales will likely be helped out by the employee pricing but now that it's gone the October sales will be off-the-charts bad.
Well, it worked in August...sales were only down 30-something percent vice the 50-percent that was forcasted.
 

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Wow, the Edge and MKX decline was surprising. They're quite nice vehicles, and Ford's only desirable product imho.

Flex is no surprise; it's overpriced.

Volvo got slaughtered. 50% sales drop.

Things look bleak...
 

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Unbelievable!

This market has tanked and then some. If October is going to be worse, all of us, Ford and GM fans, better be ready for a bankruptcy filing.
 
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