Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- Don't like the water shut-offs in Detroit? Now you can pay someone's overdue water bill
- Approaching construction on the highway? Experts say the "zipper merge" can help
- Living off the grid can be illegal
- This ballot proposal is critical to Michigan's economy, but most people won't bother to vote on it
- Those who want to outlaw publications over sexually explicit ads should study Constitution first
Fri November 29, 2013
There's 1 month left to 2013, but its already been a good year for Detroit's Big 3
Auto companies report November's auto sales next week.
The news should be good, especially for Ford, Chrysler and Detroit.
Michelle Krebs is an analyst with Edmunds.com. She says the Detroit Three have had a great year so far, with car sales leading the way.
“But they also are the biggest seller of trucks,” says Krebs, “People are buying big trucks again like they haven't in a long time.
Krebs says GM's did better this year than she expected. She adds that’s especially true since Consumer Reports called the new Impala the "best sedan in the U.S."
Ford also had a banner year, although some of its cars have had quality problems.
Chrysler is the little engine that could. But the automaker has very few new models in the marketplace compared to its peers.