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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Ford: Sales Decline 34.6% in September

by Calculated Risk on 10/01/2008 12:22:00 PM

From MarketWatch: Ford U.S. sales fall 34.6% to 120,788 vehicles in September

Ford ... on Wednesday reported a 34.6% drop in September U.S. sales to 120,788 vehicles from 184,612 in September 2007. September marked the lowest sales month so far this year for Ford and the industry, the automaker said.
The focus for the last couple of weeks has been on the credit crisis and the proposed bailout plan, but an even bigger story might be how sharply the economy is slowing. The economic news is grim.