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Positive thinkers, the glass half-full types, will say the first half of 2010 was a good six months for automakers. GHEs, Glass Half-Empties, point to 2008 as being so mean to automobile manufacturers that a moderately-sort-of-half-decent 2010 is bound to appear alright at first glance; but that doesn’t mean it is alright.

One way or another, Ford is glad to be America’s best-selling automaker in 2010. Check out the year-to-date Sales Stats for the Top 10 manufacturers below, then check out all 45 automakers after the jump. 2009’s half-year pace for every automaker can be seen in brackets. Find the bold font and you’ll find automakers with declining sales in 2010.

#1 – Ford: 858,454 ….. (658,092)
#2 – Chevrolet: 781,006 ….. (593,618)
#3 – Toyota: 718,105 ….. (654,303)
#4 – Honda: 532,792 ….. (479,696)
#5 – Nissan: 393,032 ….. (309,296)
#6 – Dodge: 292,322 ….. (261,429)
#7 – Hyundai: 255,782 ….. (204,686)
#8 – Kia: 170,069 ….. (147,404)
#9 – GMC: 150,834 ….. (114,947)
#10 – Jeep: 126,771 ….. (120,448)

#11 – Volkswagen: 126,012 ….. (97,008)
#12 – Subaru: 125,960 ….. (93,306)
#13 – Mazda: 115,719 ….. (100,381)
#14 – Chrysler: 108,126 ….. (89,002)
#15 – Lexus: 107,430 ….. (90,060)
#16 – Mercedes-Benz: 107,015 ….. (84,142)
#17 – BMW: 100,632 ….. (93,563)
#18 – Buick: 70,032 ….. (47,223)
#19 – Cadillac: 64,785 ….. (48,583)
#20 – Acura: 61,117 ….. (51,082)
#21 – Audi: 48,440 ….. (37,845)
#22 – Infiniti: 47,300 ….. (38,448)
#23 – Lincoln: 43,762 ….. (40,710)
#24 – Mercury: 32,701 …… (29,826)
#25 – Volvo: 28,206 ….. (29,746)
#26 – Mitsubishi: 26,490 ….. (26,467)
#27 – Scion: 21,007 ….. (26,084)
#28 – Mini: 20,953 ….. (20,885)
#29 – Land Rover: 14,964 ….. (12,052)
#30 – Suzuki: 11,549 ….. (22,408)
#31 – Porsche: 10,984 ….. (9,659)
#32 – Saturn: 6,480 ….. (42,776)
#33 – Jaguar: 5,851 ….. (6,134)
#34 – smart: 3,349 ….. (8,567)
#35 – Hummer: 2,929 ….. (6,191)
#36 – Pontiac: 927 ….. (88,794)
#37 – Maserati: 912 ….. (593)
#38 – Ferrari: 720 ….. (732)
#39 – Bentley: 688 ….. (657)
#40 – Aston Martin: 552 ….. (570)
#41 – Lotus: 330 ….. (360)
#42 – Saab: 1,346 ….. (5,386)
#43 – Lamborghini: 162 ….. (174)
#44 – Rolls-Royce: 156 ….. (162)
#45 – Maybach: 18 ….. (30)


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