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Honda projects declining U.S. auto sales to 'good industry' paceFri, 23, Sep 2016
Auto sales in the U.S. may not set a record this year and will probably decline from 2015's record in the coming years, said Honda's top American sales executive.
Japan industry head says U.S. market was 'overheated'Fri, 16, Sep 2016
Japan's auto industry is unfazed by the plateauing of the U.S. market, despite nearly across-the-board sales declines in what is for many makers their most important market. The drop in August sales represents a return to normal, but still healthy, volume for a market that was “overheated,” the head of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association says.
Slow-selling Chevy Cruze gains altitudeMon, 12, Sep 2016
The Chevrolet Cruze finally showed a glimpse of its potential in August.
Nissan, Hyundai named in China's green-car subsidy scandalFri, 09, Sep 2016
China has accused more than 20 additional carmakers, including Nissan and Hyundai, of breaking rules on green-car subsidies, widening a scandal over a program to promote electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
U.S. sales fall 3.5% as big players slipThu, 01, Sep 2016
Ford and Nissan posted their biggest U.S. sales declines in years in August as the industry fell 3.5 percent. Volume at GM, Honda and Toyota also dropped, while Fiat Chrysler advanced. The SAAR fell to 16.97 million, casting further doubt on the industry's chances of extending its six-year winning streak.
Cars drag Nissan group volume down 6.5%Thu, 01, Sep 2016
Nissan Group sales dropped 6.5 percent in August, with a sharp decline in car sales accounting for the decrease.
Audi posts record August, led by Q3; VW slides againThu, 01, Sep 2016
Record Q3 crossover sales helped Audi of America notch its second-best U.S. sales month ever in August. The Volkswagen brand's losing streak continued.
Toyota Motor August sales slide 5% on weak cars, pickupsThu, 01, Sep 2016
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. posted a 5 percent decline in August sales to 213,125 vehicles, as strong deliveries of crossovers and SUVs were outweighed by declines in car and pickup sales, the company said Thursday.
In Canada, 2016 on record sales pace despite 2-month slumpThu, 01, Sep 2016
Canadian auto sales are on pace to set a record in 2016 despite falling for a second consecutive month in August, as low oil prices and consumer demand for light trucks and crossovers drive the market, forecasts said on Thursday.
Subcompacts rescue Hyundai, KiaThu, 01, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor America eked out a U.S. sales gain by a mere three units in August, thanks to strong growth from its crossover line, while affiliate Kia dropped 7.9 percent on a mixed performance from its car and light-truck lines.
GM sales off, but retail share, ATPs climbThu, 01, Sep 2016
GM's sales in the U.S. fell for a fifth consecutive month amid “very tight dealer inventories,” but its average transaction price climbed to a record, and Cadillac sales rose for the third month in a row.
Sagging cars dent Honda deliveriesThu, 01, Sep 2016
American Honda saw sales slip 3.8 percent in August to 149,571 vehicles, but the automaker's light trucks helped soften the decline, rising 5.6 percent to an August record at 76,133 units.