DETROIT — With the popularity of trucks and sport/utility vehicles (SUV) showing little indication of letting up, some industry soothsayers have been speculating that the U.S. sports car market is dying. Not so, says Richard S. Ford, Porsche Cars North America’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Ford says Porsche has seen a 359% sales increase over five straight years, from 3,700 units sold in 1993 to 17,000 sold last year. Popularity of the segment is expected to ...
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