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Pickups and SUVs muscle out sedans, e-cars in US market

Big is beautiful for buyers amid boom in economy, jobs and affordable fuel

Above: Fiat Chrysler's 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie pickup being unveiled on Monday at the Detroit auto show.

Above: Lamborghini's Urus SUV being unveiled at an event on Monday in Detroit. In other news, the Italian sportscar maker said on Monday that it had set another sales record in 2017, delivering 3,815 cars to customers around the world, up 10.3 per cent over the previous year. The brand is owned by German giant Volkswagen.


CAR makers appealed to Americans' deep love of SUVs and trucks on Monday at the Detroit Auto Show, unveiling a host of choices from luxurious to utilitarian, while also beefing up the humble sedan.

From European car makers to American icons, there were dozens of new...

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