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The battle over Sunday sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 3, 2015
In Illinois, Texas and New Jersey, lawmakers who want to allow Sunday sales face vehement opposition from dealers.
FAMILY LITIGATION

DARCARS keeps focus amid lawsuit, CEO says

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 3, 2015
DARCARS Automotive Group faced a human- and public relations nightmare after the founder's daughter, Tamara, sued her father and the company while media coverage of the rift prompted calls for a boycott.
APRIL U.S. AUTO SALES

Light trucks drive U.S. industry to 4.6% April gain

8:30 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
U.S. light-vehicle sales, fueled by demand for light trucks, rose 4.6 percent in April as every automaker but Honda recorded an increase.

Crossovers push GM to 5.9% increase

2:30 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
General Motors' April sales rose 5.9 percent, as booming crossover demand offset continued weakness in GM's car lines. GM's retail sales rose 5.

Ford snaps 2-month skid, gains share

1:45 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
The Ford brand set an April record for U.S. sales of utility vehicles as Ford gained market share for only the third time in the past 16 months.

FCA up 5.8% on Jeep, Chrysler 200, Ram

12:00 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Strong Jeep and Chrysler 200 sales pushed Fiat Chrysler's U.S. deliveries up 5.8 percent in April. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported U.S.

Benz overtakes BMW in U.S. luxury race

3:33 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Luxury auto sales are outpacing U.S. industry gains as BMW and Mercedes-Benz lure buyers from mainstream brands with lower-priced models.

Toyota posts gain, needs more trucks

5:30 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Toyota will adjust production in the coming months to boost tight light-truck supplies after strong demand for pickups, crossovers and SUVs offset...

Honda slips 1.8% on weaker Accord sales

5:15 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
For the second straight month, a big decline in Honda Accord deliveries dragged down the automaker's U.S. monthly sales results.

Subaru streak hits 41 months

2:45 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Subaru of America said April was its 41st consecutive month of growth, with sales up 18 percent from the year-ago month.

Crossovers propel Nissan Motor to April record

12:00 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Nissan Motor Corp. rode its freshened lineup of Nissan and Infiniti utilities and crossovers to total U.S.

Hyundai, Kia hold the line on volume

3:00 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
Hyundai and Kia U.S. sales held flat in April as the Korean brands dipped into their pocketbooks to offer bigger incentives on cars.

GM tops rivals in Canada

3:24 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
General Motors jumped to the top of the Canadian sales rankings for April as it sold 15 percent more cars and trucks than a year earlier, the company...

Lotus sees profit after cost cuts, U.S. relaunch

12:15 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2015
UK sports car maker Lotus will be profitable again by 2017 after years of losing money, CEO Jean-Marc Gales said.

Continental Q1 profit rises 5% on European car market rebound

5:39 am U.S. ET | April 30, 2015
Continental's first-quarter profit rose 5 percent to about 1 billion euros ($1.

He's sold boxing champ Floyd Mayweather 39 cars … and counting

2:45 pm U.S. ET | April 29, 2015
Obi Okeke has sold 39 cars to welterweight champ Mayweather, including a $3.2 million Ferarri Enzo and three Bugatti Veyrons that are worth $6.

Cadillac prices CTS-V about $10K below rivals

3:35 pm U.S. ET | April 29, 2015
Cadillac said today that its track-ready 2016 CTS-V sedan will start at $83,995 when it goes on sale in late summer.

Penske Q1 net up 12% as sales rise

8:48 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2015
Penske Automotive Group reported first-quarter net income rose 12 percent driven largely by strong vehicle sales.

Group 1's net income rises 14% in Q1

7:50 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2015
Group 1 Automotive reported net income rose 14 percent to $36 million in the first quarter, driven by solid gains in sales of both new and used...

McLaren vows to fly solo in supercar battles

6:11 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2015
McLaren plans to stay independent to take advantage of its nimbleness as it competes with rivals including Lamborghini and Ferrari.

AutoNation Ford store in Bellevue, Wash., burns down

10:45 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
AutoNation Ford Bellevue in Washington state was still burning today after a fire tore through the dealership Saturday morning.

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