Despite the decline, the trade group expects the California market will end the year with around 2 million new-vehicle registrations. That would be a slight decline from the 2.05 million registrations the market recorded in 2017, providing further proof the market has plateaued after several years of big increases.
August 28, 2018
With the car market having plateaued after several years of increases, the California New Car Dealers Association said it continues to see increasing demand for larger, more family-friendly vehicles. But with gas prices continuing to increase, that trend could shift in the quarters ahead.
May 23, 2018
General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealers who don’t comply face possible termination of their franchise agreement.
August 24, 2017
The California new-vehicle market leveled off in 2016, with new light vehicle registrations increasing by less than 2% during the final three quarters of last year, according to the California New Cars Dealers Association (CNCDA).
March 9, 2017
The 500,000 units sold in the first three months of the year has California dealers on track to sell more than million units in 2016, according to the California New Car Dealers Association.
May 19, 2016
General Motors responded on Friday to legal concerns raised in a Feb. 8 letter from the California New Car Dealers Association. The automaker said it is not infringing on its dealers' used-vehicle operations, adding that projected sales from its Factory Pre-Owned Collection program will represent 'roughly 1% or less of current used retail volume our dealer network sells.'
February 23, 2016
In response to the state dealer association’s claims that Tesla Motors is in violation of state and federal advertising laws, the state DMV issued a warning to electric vehicle makers about adhering to such laws.
October 30, 2015
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.
April 24, 2012
The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) reported that California’s franchised new-car dealers sold more than 1.29 million new cars and trucks in 2011 — a 9.9 percent improvement over 2010.
January 24, 2012
The California New Car Dealers Association announced that vehicle registrations have increased 9.4 percent vs. last year, marking the ninth consecutive quarterly increase.
October 25, 2011
Second quarter sales slowed due to production shortages from the Japanese earthquake and the anticipated lowering of the state sales tax rate on July 1, according to a California New Car Dealers Association.
July 25, 2011