Auto News for Feb. 5

Things are clicking right along for Toyota with the company reporting a five percent increase in quarterly profits, and a two percent gain in quarterly sales, much of it here in the U.S. With that news, Toyota raised its full year forecast.

Just in time for the Super Bowl, Bridgestone has announced a deal that will continue its claim as the “Official Tire of the National Football League.” It will retain the title for five years.

Kelly Blue Book has named its 16 Best Family Cars of 2016.        They are:

Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, HR-V, Pilot and Odyssey

Kia Optima and Sedona

Chevy Malibu, Tahoe and Impala

Hyundai Sonata

Subaru Outback

Toyota Sienna and Highlander

Nissan Pathfinder

Runners-up for this year’s Best Family Cars list included the 2016 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2016 Kia Soul, 2016 Ram 1500, 2016 Subaru Crosstrek, 2016 Toyota Avalon and 2016 Toyota Camry.

As you can see it was kind of a slam dunk for Honda.






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