Stung by Ram win in March, Chevy further juices Silverado incentives

4:11 pm U.S. ET | April 3, 2014
Within hours of a General Motors spokesman saying it was easy to “buy market share” after the Ram pickup outsold the Chevrolet Silverado in March, GM opened its wallet to buy it back.... Read More »



A busy time of year for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
A lot of people in the manufacturing business have gone home.... Read More »


This time, 16 million sales forecast is on merit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2013
New U.S. light-vehicle sales are widely expected to surpass 16 million in 2014 for the first time since 2007, the culmination of a long recovery from the disastrous recession.... Read More »


M-B dealers get $2,500 to coddle S-class buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Mercedes-Benz USA is providing dealers as much as $2,500 to please each buyer of the redesigned S class.... Read More »


Hyundai-Kia loosens lid on incentives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
The Korean auto juggernaut that once kept executives from Detroit and Japan up at night now finds itself slogging through a much more competitive marketplace.... Read More »



Slower growth ahead

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
U.S. auto sales are headed toward a fourth straight year of growth.... Read More »


Green price war breaks out to spark interest in electrics

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2013
As the auto industry struggled to recover from the recession, it swore off the deep discounting that destroyed profits and led to disaster. Now, a price war has erupted in the industry's smallest segment: electric cars.... Read More »


GM chops $5,000 off Volt price for '14 as competition grows

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
GM is cutting the Chevrolet Volt's price by $5,000 amid price pressure from rival electrified vehicles. The sticker price on the 2014 Volt, which will arrive at dealerships this month, will be $34,995, including an $810 destination fee. That drops the effective price to $27,495, after applying the $7,500 federal tax credit for the plug-in hybrid.... Read More »


Toyota repeats as retail leader on 10% gain

3:54 pm U.S. ET | July 2, 2013
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. kept pace with the industry's gains in June with a 10 percent sales increase to 195,235 units. Toyota brand sales rose 12 percent to 167,540 and Lexus sales increased 7 percent to 21,355, but Scion brand sales fell 25 percent to 6,340.... Read More »


Nissan price cuts, weaker yen raise fear of U.S. discount war

2:25 pm U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
Nissan's take-no-prisoners approach to gaining U.S. market share has the auto industry worried that a price war is brewing that will erode the profit progress made since the recession ravaged auto sales.... Read More »


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