Inventory up from Aug., down from 2017
Across the industry, automakers and dealers had an estimated 3,809,000 unsold vehicles on hand on Sept. 1, a 69-day supply -- slightly up from a month earlier
End RSI disputes before they escalate
RSI and other sales effectiveness metrics are useful in motivating dealers to compete and excel, as long as the underlying targets are not calculated or enforced capriciously.
COMMENTARY: Yang Jian
Why China's auto sales are sagging
Industry trade groups and market research firms have produced various theories to explain why the market suddenly ran out of steam. But a website tracking peer-to-peer lending in China has provided one plausible factor.