Sales of pickup trucks in the United States are falling as their popularity declines.
Large pickup trucks may cost up to $90,000 and use a lot more petroleum than compact SUVs,
which may explain why they aren't as popular as they once were.
Detroit automakers have noticed a downward trend in revenue due to falling pickup truck sales,
despite continued robust overall sales. The economy may suffer in the long run if this continues,
as decreased truck sales would hurt manufacturers and traders.
Finding ways to reverse the decline in truck .
sales is crucial for the continued health of the American economy