Sales for General Motors, Ford and Toyota all fell by double-digit percentages in June compared to the same month last year, while Honda managed an 11% gain, the Detroit News reports—with GM holding off Toyota as top US seller. In general, consumers passed over big, fuel-guzzling vehicles and luxury sedans for smaller, fuel-efficient models.
- Ford sales fell 28% from last June, to 174,091 units.
- GM sales were down 18.5%, to 265,937 units.
- Toyota fell 21.4% to 193,234 units.
- Honda pulled off an 11.4% gain from last year, selling 142,539 units in June.