General Motors is rolling out fresh incentives on its redesigned 2014 pickups, after demand for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra declined in September amid heavy discounts by rivals Ford and Ram.
GM has picked the head of Nissan Australia to become Cadillac's vice president of sales and service in the United States. William Peffer Jr., 43, leaves his post as CEO of Nissan Australia after having held several sales and marketing roles for Nissan since 2006.
Kia will introduce an EV version of its 2014 boxy Soul subcompact next year. The Soul EV will be Kia's first U.S. vehicle to be powered solely by an electric powertrain. The brand's only electrified vehicle sold in the United States so far has been the Optima Hybrid mid-sized sedan.
U.S. auto sales fell 4 percent in September, snapping a 27-month winning streak. Automakers and industry analysts had widely expected a statistical payback after inclusion of the Labor Day weekend in the August tally fueled a 17 percent rally for that month.
Confused by cock-eyed counting in August and September U.S. auto sales? I mean, when the folks who tally up auto sales decide to move the whole Labor Day weekend out of September and into August, it messes up comparisons.
Mercedes-Benz sold more than 2,300 of its $29,900 CLA coupe in its first week of availability, helping the brand post a 6.7 percent September gain and widen its luxury-vehicle lead in the United States.
Volkswagen AG's most influential labor leader will meet with workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of the UAW representing them, several sources told Reuters.
Chrysler Group eked out a 1 percent sales gain in September, its 42nd consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The automaker sold 143,017 vehicles in the United States last month, which had two fewer selling days than September 2012.
French auto registrations rose 3 percent last month, led by Renault, Fiat and Mercedes, fueling hopes that auto demand may finally stabilize in one of the markets worst hit by Europe's sustained slump.
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