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Old 08-03-2010, 01:35 PM   #15
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Yeah I just checked it against the PR.

You are correct. Not sure what Marketwatch is smoking. Post deleted.

Edit: Difference is in the YTD numbers vs. YoY. YTD + 22.6% Ford, YoY + 5%.

Silly marketwatch...
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Old 08-03-2010, 01:40 PM   #16
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fen, did you ninja-edit? I got a notification about the competition but I see no post here ...
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My sister's dentist's brother's cousin's housekeeper's dog-breeder's nephew sells coffee filters to the company that provides coffee to General Motors......
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Old 08-03-2010, 04:26 PM   #17
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Well, Autoblog has their tally up:

GM Core: up 25.58% (199k)
Nissan: up 14.60% (82k)
BMW: up 10.06% (23k)
GM: up 5.41% (200k)
Chrysler: 4.96% (93k)
Ford: 3.11% (170k)
Honda: down 1.96% (112k)
Toyota: down 3.23% (169k)

For individual brands Cadillac is leading the market with 142% growth, followed by Buick at 137% growth. Porsche came in a distant 3rd at 75%. GM's former brands hold the bottom 4 spots at -73.72% for Hummer, -99.5 for Saturn, -99.91 for Pontiac, and -100.00 for Saab
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Old 08-03-2010, 04:30 PM   #18
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I just watch news at 5:00PM. Why did they say that Both GM and Ford are down 5% below what was expected? They seem to paint a picture that isn't as good.
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I just watch news at 5:00PM. Why did they say that Both GM and Ford are down 5% below what was expected? They seem to paint a picture that isn't as good.
People tend to take the speculation, that relies on the use of economical statistics of which refer to the past, of experts to be more than simply speculation. It provokes unneeded panic, which stems from man's want for the planning of virtually all aspects of matters that intervene in our lives.
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I just watch news at 5:00PM. Why did they say that Both GM and Ford are down 5% below what was expected? They seem to paint a picture that isn't as good.
Whats so difficult to understand? There was a prediction, and apparently it was 5% higher than the actual result.
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Old 08-03-2010, 06:03 PM   #22
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I just watch news at 5:00PM. Why did they say that Both GM and Ford are down 5% below what was expected? They seem to paint a picture that isn't as good.
Market analysts always predict what sales figures will look like prior to their release. Apparently they were off with GM and Ford.
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Whats so difficult to understand? There was a prediction, and apparently it was 5% higher than the actual result.
I get that. Geezz, sorry I asked. All I was saying that the news seemed to paint a picture that wasn't that great, and I was looking for some of your input.

I'm not a goof. I've been in business for over 25 years and fully understand market forecasts.
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For a bunch of sales charts, follow this link: http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f...results-94302/

You can also LOL at Toyota's inability to sell full size trucks/SUVs.
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I get that. Geezz, sorry I asked. All I was saying that the news seemed to paint a picture that wasn't that great, and I was looking for some of your input.

I'm not a goof. I've been in business for over 25 years and fully understand market forecasts.
Ah, well in that case ...

Some newsies don't exactly like the domestic automakers. So instead of reporting something that makes them look good, they'll say something that makes them look bad.
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For a bunch of sales charts, follow this link: http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f...results-94302/

You can also LOL at Toyota's inability to sell full size trucks/SUVs.
Toyota is admittedly good at sedans and everyday cars, but they do fail when it comes trucks/SUVs. But why do they split the Tacoma into 4x2 and 4x4, but leave the Tundra alone?
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Toyota is admittedly good at sedans and everyday cars, but they do fail when it comes trucks/SUVs. But why do they split the Tacoma into 4x2 and 4x4, but leave the Tundra alone?
Nobody's really good at full-sized trucks or SUV's like the big 3.
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