More Stories The Dead Zone. That’s how a lot of auto makers – the U.S. Big Three in particular – have viewed the midsize-car market in recent years. And with good reason. As Americans have stormed dealership lots in search of more and more SUVs, fewer and fewer have driven away in midsize sedans. In fact, demand for midsize cars has been shrinking steadily over the past decade – and that trend is continuing. Volume, which topped 4 million units as recently as 1999, fell ...

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