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Sign of the Times, cont.

June 3, 2008

May sales numbers are rolling out, and they’re bad. Actually, they’re worse. It was a bloodbath, pure and simple. A number of brands were down 20-plus percent, and that mascot of conspicuous consumption, Hummer, was down 67.1%.

Autoblog drops an even bigger bombshell:

In fact, after 17 years worth of being this country’s best-selling vehicle, the Ford F-150 full-size pickup (42,973) has fallen for the first time to fifth place behind the Honda Accord (43,728), Toyota Camry (51,291), Corolla (52,826) and your new best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the Honda Civic (53,299).

So how’d Mini do? Up 47.2%…

One Comment leave one →
  1. June 4, 2008 9:29 pm

    Looks like the new “Bourne Identity” game for Xbox 360 has a few segment where you drive a Mini through the city – ala GTA

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