U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks fell 12% year-over-year in September, suppressed in part by a Labor Day weekend allotted to August. Few were spared the sting, with all six of America’s and Japan’s biggest factories reporting double-digit declines.
October 3, 2019
U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks fell 1.2% year-over-year in August, a sales month that extended through the Labor Day weekend and set new records for Honda, Toyota, and Subaru.
September 5, 2019
2019 marks the last model-year for the Fiat 500, 500e, and 500 Abarth in the U.S. and Canada, ending a 10-year production run and leaving the 500X CUV, 500L, and 124 Spider as the Italian brand’s only North American models.
September 4, 2019
The latest report from the Automotive News Data Center finds U.S. franchised dealers were sitting on nearly 3.8 million new units as of Aug. 1, a 27-year high.
August 13, 2019
LendingTree analysts have discovered a correlation between commute times and auto loan balances, finding that car buyers borrow $269 for every additional minute between home and work.
August 2, 2019
July deliveries increased 1.3% in the first monthly U.S. new-vehicle sales report to include none of the Detroit 3 automakers, but the seasonally adjusted annualized rate fell below 17 million for the fourth time this year.
August 2, 2019
Kerrigan Advisors analysts say the stock prices for America’s seven publicly traded dealership groups are outpacing the broader U.S. equity markets and could soar higher on lower interest rates and new trucks.
July 10, 2019
U.S. dealers sold 2.6% fewer new cars and light trucks in June than in the same month a year ago, but standout performances in key segments kept the seasonally adjusted annualized selling rate above 17 million for the second straight month.
July 3, 2019
U.S. dealers sold slightly fewer new vehicles last month than in May of 2018, but the annual forecast increased to 17.4 million units — thanks in no small part to strong fleet sales.
June 4, 2019
The annual forecast for U.S. light-vehicle sales fell to 16.41 million as volume fell 2.3% year-over-year in an April that was expected to bring the year’s first gain following an underwhelming first quarter.
May 2, 2019
Shares of Tesla Inc. fell by 9% following an underwhelming first-quarter sales report, but executives say they have the demand and capital they need to meet their 2019 production goals.
April 4, 2019
The U.S. new-vehicle sales forecast improved to 17.42 million units in March, but sales fell 3.1% year-over-year against slowing demand fueled by higher interest rates, prices, and payments and reduced incentive spending.
April 3, 2019