Serves the Commercial Small Fleet Market of 10 – 50 Vehicles

Detroit Price War Seen Targeting Trucks, SUVs

December 5, 2002

Detroit's automakers, already caught in a brutal battle of incentives and pricing, may have to offer even greater spiffs to buyers of sport utility vehicles and pickups heading into next year as they try to boost sales in a weakermarket, according to a Reuters report.General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. have both announced higher truck production targets in North America for next year's first quarter, despite forecasts for falling industry sales and more competition from foreign automakers.Inevitably, the world's two largest automakers will either have to cut production early next year or, more likely, increase already high consumer incentives as they battle to boost their share of the U.S. market, analysts said, according to Reuters.
Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

The stated mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher