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AutoNation August sales drop 5% on calendar quirk

11:38 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2015
AutoNation’s U.S. new-vehicle retail sales fell by 5 percent from a year prior to 31,032 vehicles in August, a decline driven largely by a drop in import sales and the Labor Day weekend falling completely in September this year.
AUGUST U.S. SALES

Sales edge down but SAAR soars to 17.81 million

8:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015 | UPDATED: 9/1/15 4:02 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicle sales slipped 0.7 percent, far better than projections of a 3.3 percent dip, to 1.505 million in August as consumers shrugged off volatile stock prices and continued to splurge. The annualized pace of sales soared to 17.

Lexus grabs second straight monthly U.S. sales win, narrows gap with BMW

3:16 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Lexus sold the most luxury vehicles in the U.S.

GM slips as fleet pullback continues

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
GM's U.S. sales slipped less than 1 percent in August, as the second straight monthly drop in fleet sales offset rising demand from individual buyers.

Hyundai, Kia notch records on Santa Fe, Soul

4:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Facing stock market turmoil and an unfriendly calendar, Korean siblings Hyundai and Kia still set monthly U.S.

Canada sales rise 2.2% in August

12:13 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Light vehicle sales in Canada grew 2.2 percent in August to 175,512 vehicles, according to the monthly Desrosiers market snapshot report.

Ford's U.S. retail volume best since '06

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Ford Motor Co. had its best retail-sales month since March 2006 in August, selling 183,467 vehicles in the U.S.

Toyota, Honda suffer from weak car deliveries

4:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
The declines in small and midsize car sales finally caught up to both Toyota and Honda in August. Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.

Weak Nissan, strong Infiniti results leaves Nissan N.A. off slightly

11:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Nissan North America reported a slight drop in U.S.

VW's run ends with 8.1% drop; Audi's hot streak continues

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Audi of America posted its best August ever, while Volkswagen of America was unable to sustain its brief growth spurt. After posting higher U.S.

Record Jeep, Ram pickup demand push FCA up 1.7%

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Record Jeep and Ram pickup volume pushed Fiat Chrysler's U.S. sales up 1.7 percent in August, offsetting stiff drops at the Dodge and Chrysler brands.

AUGUST U.S. AUTO SALES

Sales may dip for first time in 19 months

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
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Market slump casts shadow over how U.S. sales will finish August

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Slumping stock markets could make it tough for dealerships to hit their August targets for U.S.

Cox working way toward broader role in auto retail

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Cox Automotive, parent of Autotrader.com, Kelley Blue Book and other well-known brands, wants to cross-pollinate its units' tools.

Why gasoline is both incredibly cheap and absurdly expensive

3:03 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Filling up with gasoline in the U.S. is the cheapest it’s been in a decade and yet way too expensive.

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Connecticut offers EV rebates to jolt sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23, 2015
In May, Connecticut became the first state to offer cash-on-the-hood rebates to customers who buy EVs or plug-in hybrids, such as the Nissan Leaf,...

'Performance is good business'

Amid sales decline, Dodge boss sees a plan coming together

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2015
With Dodge's U.S. sales off 16 percent this year in a rising overall market, you could argue brand chief Tim Kuniskis should be worried.

Oil prices, in boon to truck sales, fall below $40 a barrel as glut spreads

5:12 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Oil prices on Friday plunged below $40 a barrel in New York for the first time in more than six years, extending the longest decline since 1986 on...

How Daimler's Car2go could transform how New Yorkers get around town

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2015
As residents of Brooklyn and Queens know all too well, not having a car makes it difficult to get from one borough to the other.

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