Pickups Still Tops in Maine 

Even as Americans are moving away from

gas-guzzling vehicles, the pickup truck remains king of the road in


A report that tracks vehicle registrations for car dealers says

light trucks were the four top-selling models in September. No. 1

on the list, according to Cross-Sell Report, was the Chevrolet

pickup, followed by the GMC pickup, the Ford F-series pickup and

the Toyota Tundra pickup.

Despite motorists’ concern about gas mileage, dealers say trucks

remain popular. They cite a variety of reasons, including bad

weather, lousy roads and a Maine lifestyle that includes towing

boats and hauling trash to the dump.