Ford Expects To Outsell Toyota Again

December 31, 2013

"We had double-digit increases in retail sales in cars, trucks, and utilities."

Erich Merkle, Ford Motor Company sales analyst.

Ford Motor Company says it will outsell Toyota in the U.S. for the fourth straight year, selling almost two-and-a-half million cars and trucks in 2013. The news caps one of the best years Ford has ever had, with a pre-tax profit expected around $8.5 billion. WDET’s Pat Batcheller asked Ford sales analyst Erich Merkle which vehicles sold the best, and whether the car company can maintain its sales momentum in 2014. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.