Focus is best-selling car in the … world!

Focus is best-selling car in the … world!

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The best-selling car nameplate in the world for the second year running is the Ford Focus.

[USA TODAY]

What was the best-selling vehicle in the world in 2012?

Americans might say a Ford F-Series pickup, since it’s the perpetual biggest seller in the U.S. Others, recognizing their international appeal, might say it’s a Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic.

It’s not. The best-selling car nameplate in the world for the second year running is the Ford Focus. More than a million were sold last year, up from 879,914 in 2011, says Ford Motor, citing data from research service R.L. Polk.

Read more about the Focus at USA Today.