According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a glitch in the all-new 10-speed transmission delayed the shipment and sale of 2017 Ford F-150 trucks, including the Ford Raptor.
Reuters also reported that Ford released about half of the 15,000 F-150s held back by the quality issue, which affects F-150s
While the overall sales outlook in October was pretty grim, the full-size SUV offerings from GM and Nissan showed no signs of a slowdown.
The Chevrolet siblings - the Tahoe and Suburban - continued to lead the pack, with the Tahoe selling almost twice the number of the second-place Suburban. Both
The dominant Toyota Tacoma kept its midsize truck sales lead again in September, but all competitors showed big gains over 2015.
The Tacoma's sales were up more than 35 percent over September 2015, and that's not even the highest gain. For the year, sales are up marginally at almost seven percent.
The Ford F-Series continued to lead full-size truck sales in September, but Ram made big monthly strides to jump into second place over the GM twins.
The Ford's sales were down slightly for the month with a 2.6-percent drop, but it was enough to extend its yearly lead over the next-highest
Another month, another dominant sales lead for the Ford F-Series pickups.
The ubiquitous full-size truck dominated the sales charts again in August, leading the second-place Chevrolet Silverado by about 14,000 sales. For the month, however, sales were down 6.1 percent, as the entire segment showed a sales decrease over August 2015.