Sales
 

No seat unturned in flood-damage search

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Since torrential downpours hit Houston in late May, Bob Sluss has been extra vigilant about leaving no stone - or seat - unturned when appraising used vehicles. Sluss has seen a spike in trade-ins with water damage that was not disclosed by their owners.

CarMax makes big plans for smaller markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
CarMax Inc. plans to expand its reach by opening smaller stores in smaller markets, said CEO Tom Folliard. He said the used-vehicle powerhouse has identified at least 80 markets that will support stores that are downsized from typical CarMax outlets.

U.S. auto sales remain robust in June

12:32 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2015
U.S.

Chevrolet's thrill ride in Vegas

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 20, 2015
Nearly 3,000 Chevrolet dealers and dealership employees spent two days in the desert for the annual business meeting.

CarMax average retail selling price dipped 1.6% in Q1

1:09 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2015
The average retail selling price of a CarMax used vehicle dropped 1.6 percent to $19,851 in the company's fiscal first quarter that ended May 31.

Toyota tops in retained value, Edmunds.com awards show

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18, 2015
Toyota Motor came out on top in Edmunds.com's annual Best Retained Value Awards, nabbing a brand-level award and four model-level awards.

Honda sees tiny HR-V scoring home run even as gas prices rise

6:37 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2015
Honda has sold 6,381 of its new HR-V crossover in two weeks, triple what any other automaker has managed in the first month with a new model in the...

Lexus led U.S. luxury registrations through April

2:52 pm U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Lexus is ahead of BMW and Mercedes-Benz in U.S. registrations of luxury vehicles this year through April.

One-price growing pains and gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
When dealer Lee Payne moved his two Golden, Colo.

As selling rate soars, U.S. fleet sales slide

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Fleet volume didn't contribute much to those booming May auto sales.

New Infiniti N.A. chief sees positive trend

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14, 2015
Infiniti's new Americas chief Randy Parker sees the Q50 sales gains as a positive sign for a brand as it waits for new product.

Despite Russian woes, Mitsubishi limits fleet sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 13, 2015
Russia's economic crisis is hurting Mitsubishi's U.S.

Costco says referrals led to nearly 400,000 U.S. vehicle sales in 2014

2:02 pm U.S. ET | June 9, 2015
In a sign of shifting consumer attitudes, Costco said its dealership referral programs led to sales of 398,875 new and used vehicles in the U.S.

QUITE A HAUL

Pickup sales soar, thanks largely to GM

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Automakers enjoyed a spectacular run in May as U.S. sales totaled 1,634,954 light vehicles, the most ever recorded for the month.

Northwood vacates another campus

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Northwood University is selling its 31-year-old campus in West Palm Beach, Fla., a year after shutting its residential campus near Dallas.

17.78 million! What made May's sales rate spike?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Auto sales should remain brisk thoughout 2015, but we probably won't see a repeat of May's eye-popping selling rate fo 17.78 million vehicles.

DAVE VERSICAL

Gibberish! What did you expect?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Some gibberish has crept into the way U.S. auto sales are reported each month. It revolves around one word: "Expectations."

JAMIE LAREAU

No room for 'pink tax' in a car contract

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Do women pay more than men for the same cars? That's the question NBC's "Today" show posed last week.

Echopark stores' iPad strategy reaps F&I results

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Sonic Automotive Inc.'s three new used-vehicle stores in the Denver area are getting strong F&I results.

Automotive News Cover
Newsletters & Alerts
News by Brand