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July 26, 2012 - Industry News

July New-Car Sales to Be Highest in Five Years, TrueCar Predicts

July ’12 new-vehicle sales are expected to reach their highest level since July ’07, according to TrueCar.com.

Tags: fleet sales, new-vehicle sales, TrueCar, TrueCar.com

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Auto Sales to Hit 14.5 Million in 2012

A recent report from asset management firm Alliance Bernstein highlighted strong sectors in the U.S. economy, one of which is retail automotive sales.

Tags: Alliance Bernstein, new-vehicle sales, SAAR

April 26, 2012 - Industry News

F&I and New-Vehicle Profitability Drive Profit Gains for AutoNation

AutoNation Inc. reported increased profitability in each of its business sectors for the first quarter, with revenue up 10 percent and gross profit up 6 percent. F&I gross profit per vehicle sold was up 7.2 percent.

Tags: AutoNation, F&I products, F&I profit, new-vehicle sales

April 24, 2012 - Industry News

Calif. Market in Full Recovery, Dealer Group Says

The state's dealer group reports that new-vehicle registrations for the first quarter increased 17.7 percent vs. a year ago, and predicts that California dealers will deliver 1.5 million units this year.

Tags: California New Car Dealers Association, new-vehicle sales

April 24, 2012 - Industry News

Selling Rate Pulls Back, Recovery Expected

Sales slowed, but two market research firms said the industry will deliver 1.135 million units in April, an 11 percent increase from a year ago.

Tags: J.D. Power and Associates, LMC Automotive, new-vehicle sales, SAAR

April 24, 2012 - Industry News

Auto Sales Tracking at 14.68 Million Units, Reports CNW

CNW's True Delivery Rate for the first 19 days of April has the industry tracking at 14.68 million units, with the firm predicting that dealers will move 1.25 million units by month end.

Tags: CNW Research, new-vehicle sales, used days' supply, Vehicle Sales

April 3, 2012 - Industry News

AutoNation Realizes 15 Percent Sales Increase in March

AutoNation Inc. reported today that retail new-vehicle sales in March totaled 25,489 units, a 15 percent increase from a year ago

Tags: AutoNation, new-vehicle sales, Vehiclee Sales

March 6, 2012 - Industry News

Aging Customer Base Could Affect Dealer Service Profits, DMEautomotive Reports

DMEautomotive’s latest white paper revealed that the aging customer base is significantly favoring aftermarket chains' service profits while threatening those of new-car dealerships.

Tags: DMEautomotive, new-vehicle market, new-vehicle sales, parts and service, Vehicle Maintenance

March 2, 2012 - Industry News

Industry Sales Pace at 15 Million Annual Rate

A recent uptick in gas prices pushed consumers toward fuel-efficient vehicles rather than back to the sidelines, with the annual sales rate jumping to 15.1 million vehicles, according to Autodata.

Tags: Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, monthly sales, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, Retail Sales, SAAR, Toyota, Vehicle Sales, Volkswagen

February 23, 2012 - Industry News

February Sales Rate Outperforms January, J.D. Power Reports

New-vehicle sales this month have been strong month to date, with the selling rate outperforming January's, reported J.D. Power and Associates.

Tags: J.D. Power and Associates, new-vehicle sales, Retail Sales, SAAR

February 23, 2012 - Industry News

KBB Sees Auto Sales Pacing at 13.8 Million SAAR

Kelley Blue Book said yesterday that it expects new-vehicle sales to surpass 1.05 million units this month, which means the industry would be pacing at a 13.8 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) — a 6.4 percent improvement from the year-ago period.

Tags: KBB.com, Kelley Blue Book, new-vehicle sales, SAAR

February 7, 2012 - Industry News

Ally: Auto Dealers Optimistic in 2012

A survey by Ally Financial revealed that nearly half the dealers polled at the 2012 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention expect their sales to increase by 10 to 20 percent this year.

Tags: Ally Financial, NADA Convention and Expo, new-vehicle sales

January 31, 2012 - Industry News

Perception Trumps Reality for New-Car Buyers, Study Finds

J.D. Power and Associates’ 2012 Avoider Study indicated that more than 40 percent of new-vehicle buyers said they based their opinions on conventional wisdom or common knowledge rather than personal experience, reviews, ratings or recommendations.

Tags: J.D. Power and Associates, new-vehicle market, new-vehicle sales

January 26, 2012 - Industry News

KBB Predicts 10 Percent Increase in January New-Car Sales

Kelley Blue Book analysts project January new-vehicle sales to pace at a 13.2 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate, and lists the European debt crisis and heightened tensions with Iran as threats to industry sales this year.

Tags: Forecast, KBB.com, new-vehicle sales

January 10, 2012 - Industry News

High Trade-in Values to Boost New-Car Sales, Says NADA Analyst

NADA Used Car Guide analyst Jonathan Banks anticipates trade-in values to stay high throughout 2012.

Tags: NADA, NADA Used Car Guide, new-vehicle sales, trade-in value, trade-in vehicles

January 5, 2012 - Industry News

Industry Likely Ended 2011 at 12.8 Million Units

Autodata Corp. estimated that U.S. auto sales reached 12.8 million units last year, marking the best year for auto sales since 2008 if the stat holds. Big winners were General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, with GM reclaiming the top spot in world vehicle sales two years after it emerged from its U.S.-backed bankruptcy.

Tags: Audi, Autodata Solutions, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, monthly sales, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen

January 3, 2012 - Industry News

Global Sales to Reach 77.7 Million Units in 2012, Polk Predicts

Polk said it expects worldwide new-vehicle sales in 2012 to rise 6.7 percent over 2011 volumes to 77.7 million vehicles.

Tags: new-vehicle sales, Polk

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Edmunds.com Names Best Sellers of 2011

Edmunds.com’s review of 2011 car sales revealed that the Ford F-150 is the top-selling new vehicle of 2011, while the Honda Accord is the best-selling used car of the year.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Ford, Honda, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, used-vehicle sales

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Japanese Tsunami Caused 6 Percent Price Increase for Some Models, ALG Says

The March 2011 Japanese disaster resulted in a nearly 6 percent jump in new-vehicle pricing for vehicles like the Honda Fit, according to ALG, a subsidiary of TrueCar Inc.

Tags: ALG, new-vehicle sales, Pricing, transaction prices

December 6, 2011 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler Lead November Sales Gains

November proved to be another strong month for automakers, with light vehicle sales pacing at a 13.63 million SAAR — the highest rate this year, according to Autodata Corp.

Tags: Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, monthly sales, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen

December 6, 2011 - Industry News

Car Sales “Mini-Bubble” to Last Into Early 2012, Edmunds.com Reports

Edmunds.com estimates that the 300,000 new-car purchases the industry missed out on over the summer will be realized in the coming weeks, with the vehicle information site predicting a notable start to 2012.

Tags: Edmunds.com, new-vehicle market, new-vehicle sales

November 17, 2011 - Industry News

New-Vehicle Sales Pacing at Three-Year High in November

A new report by J.D Power and Associates and LMC Automotive revealed that November new-vehicle retail sales are projected to come in at a SAAR of 11.3 million units — the highest monthly selling rate in three and a half years.

Tags: J.D. Power and Associates, LMC Automotive, new-vehicle sales, Retail Sales, SAAR

November 8, 2011 - Industry News

Internet Searches Good Indicator of Purchasing Trends, New Study Reveals

Experian Automotive's and Experian Hitwise's joint analysis of second quarter shopping and purchasing trends revealed that the gap between market share of branded searches and new-vehicle registrations has closed, indicating that searches precluded actual purchase.

Tags: Experian, Internet, internet sales, Internet Shopper, new-vehicle sales, Web traffic

November 3, 2011 - Industry News

Industry Realizes Best October Since 2007

Automakers enjoyed their best October since 2007, with U.S. auto sales rising about 8 percent from last October to 1.02 million, according to Autodata Corp.

Tags: Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, monthly sales, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, Toyota, Vehicle Sales, Volkswagen

October 25, 2011 - Industry News

California New-Car Sales Up 9.4 Percent in 3Q

The California New Car Dealers Association announced that vehicle registrations have increased 9.4 percent vs. last year, marking the ninth consecutive quarterly increase.

Tags: California New Car Dealers Association, new-vehicle sales