- Oct 28, 2008
How quickly we forget: Cheaper gas = higher pickup and SUV sales
Much of the increased interest in trucks and SUVs can easily be attributed to huge incentives on the hoods of these hefty haulers, but gas prices are a big factor, as well. And while most analysts feel the truck market won't recover until construction picks back up, we're sure automakers are happy to see an increase in sales for their most profitable vehicles, even if it takes a pile of cash on the hood to get them moving.
[Source: Automotive News - sub. req'd, Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty ]