Car sales were strong in March. Major automakers including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, General Motors and Nissan all reported increased car sales, with some reporting their best monthly totals since the start of the Great Recession in December of 2007.
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One millionth Prius sold Wednesday. US sales after the one millionth Prius may slow, however, because of the production slowdowns in the wake of the Japan earthquakes and tsnami.
Car of the year award went to GM. Ford grabbed truck of the year. US automakers are rebounding.
GM cars sold better in December than November – up 8.5 percent – but all of the Big Three had a rough year. 2010 was the second-worst year for domestic car sales since 1982.