GMC sales jumped 18 percent in 1992, with sales of its Jimmy sport utility vehicle improving 60 percent and sales of its flagship Suburban improving 180 percent. Full-size truck sales were up 21 percent for the year at GMC.

GMC Breaks Out of the Mold

FORT WORTH – Not long ago, making the standard pickup commercial called for mixing outdoor shots with a few rugged-looking men doing construction work. That’s far from true today.

Windstar takes on the aerodynamic shape that the Taurus brought to the North American market in the mid-1980s. Its front-wheel-drive design eliminates the interior drivetrain tunnel and allows Ford to provide passenger packaging not seen in its Aerostar, a good but not stellar performer.

Minivans Maneuver for Maximum Profits

FORT WORTH – Starting in less than two weeks and extending over the next several years, Chrysler will face an onslaught of new minivan challengers – all aiming to claim the king’s crown and change consumer attitudes about the market leader.