Full-year 2021 auto sales in the U.S. are forecast by Cox Automotive to finish near 14.9 million units, an increase of approximately 2.5% from 14.5 million in 2020.
December 29, 2021
So far the omicron variant has not impacted consumer sentiment or economic activity but creates some uncertainty as winter begins.
December 22, 2021
The most recent Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index indicates that more dealers feel that the automotive market is strong compared to the number who feel that the market is weak.
December 13, 2021
The 2021 Cox Automotive Path to EV Adoption Study provides a look at the major consumer barriers that continue to slow EV adoption.
November 17, 2021
Dealers can boost electric vehicle sales when they take an educational stance with consumers.
November 16, 2021
Ford CEO Jim Farley wants to maintain the company’s build-to-order strategy after the chip shortage ends. Will consumers adapt?
November 16, 2021
Combined sales at the seven major automakers that release monthly results dropped 17% in October. Automakers cite the semiconductor chip shortage and supply chain bottlenecks as the reason.
November 4, 2021
While sales of new vehicles declined 13.4% year over year in Q3 due primarily to low inventory and high prices, sales of electrified vehicles jumped by nearly 60%, according to an analysis by Kelley Blue Book.
October 20, 2021
Cox Automotive and LMC report new-vehicle inventories shrank to just over 915,000 in September and predict further shrinkage as production issues and supply shortages linger.
October 19, 2021
Automobile sales in September are forecast to slow for the fifth straight month, as tight inventory, high prices take a toll on the industry.
September 27, 2021
Current inventory levels rest at a 31-day supply for U.S. dealers, reports Cox Automotive subsidiary vAuto.
September 21, 2021
The slowing auto market will lead Cox Automotive to revise downward its full-year new-vehicle sales forecast.
September 8, 2021
August will be a fourth consecutive month of slowing sales and looks to be coming in even lower than our forecast of 1.2 million, a 9% decline from August 2020.
September 2, 2021
The frenzied sales fever that pushed new car sales to record heights is cooling, with demand for pre-owned vehicles returning to more normal levels.
July 15, 2021
A majority of dealership leaders – approximately 65% – report they plan to increase the total number of employees in the dealership this year.
June 22, 2021