After evaluating the results of the previous year, including the month of December as a recovery, the best figure was obtained since 2007. Companies, such as Ford, were the most beneficiaries of U.S. consumers who chose to renew their vehicles, achieving a 10.8% rise in sales. One of the best selling models was the Fusion brand.
Another brand in the market was GMC that reported a sale of 450,901 vehicles, achieving an increase of 8.9%. While the outlook for Toyota was not so encouraging. This, after sales fell 1.7% in December, but at the same time closed 2013 with 7.4% increase in sales.
Bill Fay, vice president of Toyota (USA), said that “the automobile sector was a bright spot in the economic recovery during 2013. We expect the economy continues to gain strength in 2014. “