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Oct. Compact Crossover Sales: Honda CR-V Takes Number One Spot from Ford Escape

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October belonged to the Honda CR-V, which regained its top spot from the Ford Escape, with 20,205 copies sold. It’s still a tight race though, as the Ford Escape trailed the CR-V in October by less than 900 units, at 19,832 CUVs sold. Escape sales declined from August (28,188 units) to September (23,148 copies), and ...

WOT Four Years Ago: 157-MPG Hungarian Hyper-Miler Uses Solar and Pedal Power, GM Postpones Big SUV Redesign

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June 19, 2008 – Four years ago today, General Motors was worried about gas-guzzling SUVs, Suzuki celebrated one million sales of the Swift hatchback after just four years since a redesign, , Hungary-based Antro showed a 157-mpg hyper-miler, and Ferrari bought the ultimate driving simulator. Check out the stories WOT covered four years ago in ...

We Hear: GM Retools Mexican Plants for Silverado/Sierra, Trax Production

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General Motors is stepping up its Mexican operations with some $420 million in investments that will bring production of three new models to the country. The models, the Chevrolet Trax compact utility vehicle, and Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, will go into production over the next year. Automotive News reports that GM will invest ...