Miscellaneous Thoughts: Top 10 best-selling cars in July 2009, diesels paying back quicker than hybrids

As we come closer to wrapping up our first full day in August, we’re taking a short break to bring you some random findings on the Internet.

Top 10 best-selling cars in July 2009: The results for July 2009 are slowly coming in and we now have a list of the top 10 best-selling cars for the month. – KickingTires

  • Ford F-Series: 36,327
  • Toyota Camry: 33,974
  • Honda Civic: 30,037
  • Honda Accord: 29,774
  • Toyota Corolla: 29,593
  • Chevy Silverado: 27,617
  • Ford Focus: 21,830
  • Ford Escape: 20,241
  • Nissan Altima: 19,252
  • Toyota Prius: 19,173

Diesels paying back quicker than hybrid models: While Japanese automakers are increasing their focus on implementing hybrid systems into their vehicles, German automakers continue to stay true to diesel models. Edmunds.com’s recent research shows that a diesel model’s payback time is quicker than a hybrid-electric model. – AutoObserver

GM to boost Q3 production: General Motors Company plans to boost third-quarter production by 35 percent over second-quarter levels. GM said it will build 210,000 cars and 325,000 light trucks in the three-month period, reports Automotive News.

– Stephen Calogera