The list demonstrates that it will take a major shift in consumer preferences to unseat passenger cars from best-seller lists. Through the first 11 months of 2016, the share of passenger cars has dropped 10%, while the popularity of SUVs and light trucks continues to soar.
December 28, 2016
The good news, according to Edmunds.com, is the industry is on pace to top last year's record new-vehicle sales total. The bad news, the firm noted in a separate release, is car buyers are rolling over negative equity from their trade-ins in record numbers.
November 28, 2016
The vehicle information site said this week that April sales are on pace to eclipse the April 2005 sales record of more than 1.5 million units. It also believes the industry is on pace to shatter last year’s 17.5 million-unit sales record.
April 28, 2016
An Edmunds analysis found that only 27.5% of all hybrid and EV trade-ins in 2016 have been applied to the purchase of another hybrid or EV, an 11.3% drop from last year’s rate of 38.5%. A larger percentage, 33.8%, of trade-ins are going toward the purchase of SUVs.
April 21, 2016
Sales of certified pre-owned vehicles hit an all-time high of 2.3 million units sold in 2014, according to the latest Used Vehicle Market Report from Edmunds.com.
February 18, 2015
Edmunds pulled an online ad campaign last week for its Price Promise program after dealers complained it portrayed them as ‘bad guys’ in the car-shopping process.
October 23, 2014
Most car shoppers don't fixate on a rock-bottom price, especially if they can avoid long and tense negotiations with fair upfront pricing, according to a report from Edmunds.com.
May 20, 2014
The vehicle information site names the seven judges who will oversee its second annual Hackomotive event, a three-day contest in which participants develop products and ideas that promote a better car-shopping experience.
February 17, 2014