August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.1 percent to more than 5 percent.
Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launchLamborghini expects to at least double annual production to 7,000 vehicles by 2019 once it rolls out its new SUV, CEO Stefano Domenicali said. The VW Group brand will cap annual production of its sports cars at 3,500 units to maintain exclusivity.
Eying the link between new, used prices
Anything that reduces the prices of new vehicles also reduces the prices of used vehicles. That's why used-price forecasters have their eye on rising new-vehicle incentives.
As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?
As U.S. auto sales growth slows and margins shrink, tension is likely to increase between automakers and their suppliers.