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2013 Ford F-150 (Ford Motor Co)
Ford Motor Co. announced Monday that it predicts the company will beat Toyota in worldwide sales for the second year in a row. According to the International Business Times, Ford was ahead of the Japanese automaker by 396,041 sales in November. Automakers will announce their actual year end total sales on Friday.

This was an excellent year for car sales, and the industry is expecting even more growth in 2014. A great year next year would make it only the second time since World War II that automakers have experienced five straight years of growth.

According to Autoblog, experts say the rise in American auto sales is due to their continuing dominance in the full size pickup segment in addition to pushing new products meant to compete with Asian midsize and compact sedans.

Ford's F-Series pickup is not only the best selling truck in America, but one of the best selling vehicles of all time. The midsize Ford Fusion and compact Ford Fiesta also saw record sales this year, and the Ford Escape is one of 2013's best-selling SUVs, despite multiple recalls.



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      Jorge
      • 1 Year Ago
      Toyota hasn't had a J.D. Powers award since they hired a bunch of GM managers to run their US plants. Quantity before quality is their motto!
      mike halper
      • 1 Year Ago
      To sell the most cars means nothing, the quality, reliability dependability like Honda matter do a search find new car quality for 2013 Gm is number 11 ford is like 28 ford is much better never will be as good as a honda, Ford trucks are great they made more money with trucks all big 3 did all american cars are behind 8 ball as quality as compared to the best asian cars ask an independent mechanic see what he says .
      therealkatsmell
      • 1 Year Ago
      buy a ford get a falcon everytime
        arpoker52
        • 1 Year Ago
        @therealkatsmell
        VERY GOOD, AT LEAST I HAD A LAUGH FOR THE DAY...ALTHOUGH I DID ENJOY THE FALCONS I HAVE OWNED.....THE 351 CLEVELAND HAULED ASS! AGAIN.....BUY A FORD GET A falcon.....THANKS FOR THE LAUGH! THAT WAS A GOOD ONE!!!
      bech5514
      • 1 Year Ago
      And remember, Ford did not need a "bailout". Obviously, Ford, their management and their employees are doing things right.
      john
      • 1 Year Ago
      A charger and a crown vic! Man, you guys like total crap!
        dracura94
        • 1 Year Ago
        @john
        I get it. See Ford is better than chevy. Naw - shivy's betternfode!!!!!! I'll git my tire iron. I'll git my gun you SUMMMMM BEEEETCH!!!!!!!
      gjohn411
      • 1 Year Ago
      Bought a ford Focus to support the USA after the great bush recession and can tell you the transmission sucks...... Next go around going back to japanese
      chucki42
      • 1 Year Ago
      staying with my Toyota and Honda. lets see in a few years how the Fords are holding up. mine look ,drive and feel like the day i bought them.
      crusader626
      • 1 Year Ago
      obamas selling out america anyways.
      DANGEROUS DAN
      • 1 Year Ago
      There are great hidden cost in purchasing automobiles made by other countries and it is coming right out of your paycheck if you earn one.
        arpoker52
        • 1 Year Ago
        @DANGEROUS DAN
        EVER HEAR OF THE HIDDEN COSTS OF PURCHASING AMERICAN CARS,AND JUST THINK THE AMERICAN USE SOME OF THOSE PROFITS TO HELP THEIR OFF SHORE OTHER COMPANIES,SUCH AS ENGLAND, ITALY, NOW YOU MUST KNOW THE REST. I ALSO BELIEVE THIS IS THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.....HOW SAD IT IS THAT THIS IS THE BEST THERE IS THINK ABOUT IT!!!
      indianapolisjs
      • 1 Year Ago
      whatever the make , whatever the issue with an automobile , the real problem is that now ....no one knows how to work on them . its not that they are too complictaed. thats a falsehood . with all the code readers and electronic tersting devices its not difficult at all. the problem is that most men under 40 ( maybe 35) grew up playing video games . grew up watching ... not doing . they dont know how to do much of anything . they call other men , real men to come out and do home repairs, they take their cars to mechanics .
        arpoker52
        • 1 Year Ago
        @indianapolisjs
        SHOULD THE DEALERSHIPS NOT KNOW HOW TO WORK ON THEIR OWN CARS? SEEMS.....OTHERWISE.............MUST BE THE WINTER MIX OF GAS....THAT'S FORDS ANSWER!
          HappyListener
          • 1 Year Ago
          @arpoker52
          After experiencing the misleading information I received from Ford mechanics, I agree with indianapolisjs. It seems these mechanics don't know what they're doing. Other than the fuel injection, the problems with the 2001 Ford Escape I previously owned were never resolved. They continued..........Must be the winter mix of gas.
        genowhitaker
        • 1 Year Ago
        @indianapolisjs
        You are correct-parts and components are not repaired, they are replaced. But the components themselves do not lend themselves to repair-much like the average computer or AV equipment. As far as the real men thing, at a certain age, when you finally do hit it, you will find the cost benefit analysis of doing your own home repairs as opposed to opening your wallet and pulling out a debit card or cash for a repair is probably a lot cheaper than the weeks of doctor and chiropractor visits on top of the cost of the parts needed and the time doing and re-doing the repair and/or replacements yourself.
      hammer1793
      • 1 Year Ago
      David, wake up and smell the coffee.
      • 1 Year Ago
      I can only speak from first hand experience. I have a 91 Olds (193.000 miles). A new belt, alt and fan plus yearly oil changes and it's still running great. My 2002 Cadillac did need a new battery @100,000 miles. American car companies have improved reliability and performance. Many models can easily compete with cars made around the globe.
        arpoker52
        • 1 Year Ago
        YOUR WORDS ARE LOGICAL AND YES THE AMERICAN CARS CAN COMPETE WITH THE GLOBAL MARKET BUT LETS NOT FORGET HOW THE AMERICAN CAR COMPANIES LOST SO MUCH BUSINESS,THEY WERE NOT TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS....JUST LIKE FORD IS DOING ONCE AGAIN! IF THE AMERICAN CAR COMPANIES SELL THEIR CARS AT RECORD NUMBERS BUT THEN DO NOT TAKE CARE OF CUSTOMER SERVICE AFTER THE SALE THEN THEY WILL REVISIT WHAT THEY LOST! I SEE FORD GOING DOWN THAT ROAD! AFTER PURCHASING MY 2014 1.5 ECOBOOST 4 CYL ...GETTING SUCH ROTTEN GAS MILEAGE AND FORD TAKING CARE OF THAT PROBLEM BY TELLING ME IT MUST BE THE WINTER MIX, TELLS ME FORD COULD CARE LESS....AND THAT MY FRIEND IS ONLY ONE OF THE PROBLEMS WITH THIS 2014 FUSION. AND I SURE HOPE I CAN HURT FORD SALES IN ANY WAY I CAN, I CARE ABOUT FORD JUST LIKE THEY CARE ABOUT ME " AFTER THE SALE" I AM A LITTLE HAPPIER, I TALKED ONE PERSON SO FAR OUT OF PURCHASING A FORD.....LAST WEEK HE WAS ABOUT TO PURCHASE A 2014 FORD FUSION UNTIL I TOLD HIM MY STORY, HE JUST ORDERED A NEW CHEVY!!!
          Jack Holliday
          • 1 Year Ago
          @arpoker52
          American car companies lost sales not because their cars weren't good but because its like BOB LUTZ said the American people hate their own industry. With the same care people give their jap cars i would put ANY American car up against any import inspite of what the commie magazine consumer reports says. I've never owned anything but American cars and i've had very few problems and no major problems.. i.e. engine, trans.,, such as toyota sludge engines and honda 95% failure transmissions in odorssey, which of course would have been network news lead story for days on end had it been an American brand...
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