American trucks rule America

American trucks posted gains in August despite sales declines

Except the hybrid versions.

As red, white and blue as it gets

Essentially, every foreign brand saw their sales get hammered in August, and while US automakers also experienced declining sales, sales of pickup trucks continue to post gains.

Without big gas guzzling pickup trucks, the Big 3 would be seeing a lot of red. has put together a pretty scary Top Ten sales chart for August. Outside of Big 3 pickup trucks, only the Hyundai Sonata posted a gain in monthly sales.

Obviously, there were no hybrid cars on the list.

No wonder there is a double standard in CAFE regulations.

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