Thursday, February 26, 2009
Car Sales Free Fall; Blame Good Cars
Ouch. Again. We continued this month to stay away from car dealerships in droves. And why not? The cars being built today are of the best quality in history and often times, annual refreshes by automakers do little in the way of changing the looks of a vehicle. Warranties now cover an expanding array of defects and mpg ratings are the highest they have ever been. Yet, the media insists that this is some drastic sign of the ebbing economy. Few stories like this, crediting car companies, are ever written.