Tesla, Nordstrom team up for gallery in L.A. mallMon, 20, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming with upscale retailer Nordstrom Inc. to give shoppers a look at the automaker's Model X crossover. A 400-square-foot gallery was to have opened on Saturday, June 18, on the first floor of the Nordstrom store at The Grove, an upscale mall in Los Angeles, and remain open through year end.
Volvo variantsMon, 13, Jun 2016
Volvo will expand its 90 series of vehicles with the S90 sedan going on sale next month and three variants next year, said Peter Mertens, senior vice president of r&d for Volvo Car Corp., at a press event last week.
Mercedes SUVs help boost U.S. sales lead over Lexus, BMWWed, 01, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz outsold its luxury auto competitors in the U.S. in May, building its lead in a down month thanks to continued demand for its SUVs.
VW's U.S. volume tumbles 17% for worst May since 2010Wed, 01, Jun 2016
Continued weakness in car deliveries led Volkswagen of America to its worst May U.S. sales total since 2011, while luxury sibling Audi narrowly notched its 65th straight year-over-year monthly sales record last month.
GM drop-off helps drag down Canada sales 1.6%Wed, 01, Jun 2016
A steep decline in sales at GM dragged down Canadian light-vehicle sales by 1.6 percent last month to 194,866 vehicles, an industry report said today.
May sales drop 6.1% on weak car sales; SAAR stays strongWed, 01, Jun 2016
The U.S. auto industry recorded its biggest monthly sales drop in nearly six years in May as most automakers posted declines amid plunging demand for passenger cars. May volume fell 6.1 percent to 1.5 million vehicles. Still, the SAAR came in at 17.46 million, a level on par with last year’s record sales.
All the single ladies get credit for booming SUV demandTue, 31, May 2016
Increasing income and education as well as a general delay in marriage and child-bearing combine to create a growing number of single women buying cars. More than two-thirds of female buyers reported their 2015 purchase decision as “entirely up to me,” and the appeal of SUVs, with ample cargo room and improving fuel economy, is widespread.
HYUNDAI-KIA: Sales rise in May on crossover gainsWed, 01, Jun 2016
Hyundai's U.S. sales rose 12 percent from May 2015 to a record 71,006 vehicles for the month. U.S. sales for Kia, Hyundai's corporate affiliate, also rose, albeit a narrow 0.8 percent.
FORD: Light-vehicle sales down, transaction prices up in MayWed, 01, Jun 2016
Ford's U.S. car sales plunged 25 percent in May, overshadowing a 9 percent gain for the F-series pickup and flat demand for utility vehicles.
AMERICAN HONDA: Sales drop 2.9% following 20% plunge at AcuraWed, 01, Jun 2016
American Honda's May U.S. sales fell 4.8 percent from a year earlier to 147,108 units as all but two of its models posted declines.
NISSAN: Results flat, thanks to sagging car salesWed, 01, Jun 2016
Nissan North America today reported a 1 percent decline in U.S. sales in May, driven by a 5.9 percent decline in car volume.
TOYOTA: Sales sag on 16% decline for carsWed, 01, Jun 2016
Toyota Motor Sales posted a 9.6 percent drop in U.S. sales for May, thanks to broad declines for both the Toyota and Lexus brands' car lines.