5 Best-Selling Cars Ever

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Ransom E. Olds introduced the Curved Dash Olds, a single cylinder engine with tilted steering a chain drive, in 1901. Six-hundred were sold. Three years later, Olds' company sold 5,000 models and the mass production auto industry was on its way. According to a report from Ward's Auto released last week, the global number of cars exceeded 1.015 billion in 2010. Some models have been trendy throughout the years while others have been duds. Then there are a select few models that have remained popular with consumers year after year.
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