Rebates and incentives
Wall Street dials back U.S. sales outlook as Trump bump fadesThu, 08, Jun 2017
Analysts are cutting estimates for U.S. vehicle sales in 2017 after five straight months of declines in part because automakers are showing more restraint on discounts and Washington gridlock is reducing the likelihood of a second-half surge.
One analyst sees a U.S. 'buyer's strike' on horizonThu, 08, Jun 2017
Carmakers and auto parts suppliers traded weaker on Thursday after Morgan Stanley warned of an "unprecedented buyer's strike," and lowered its U.S. auto sales forecast by millions of units for each year though 2020.
Sales slip on weak car, fleet demandThu, 01, Jun 2017
Light-vehicle demand slipped 0.5 percent in May, even with higher discounts and strong truck sales. Lower consumer demand, notably for cars, even amid available financing, low gas prices and healthy job growth signals underlying market weakness.
Dealers are left to clean up messMon, 05, Jun 2017
VW-AUDI: Atlas, repaired diesels boost sales; another record for luxury brand Thu, 01, Jun 2017
FCA down 0.9% as Jeep slidesThu, 01, Jun 2017
Rogue pushes Nissan sales upThu, 01, Jun 2017
Mixed car, truck gains boost Honda deliveriesThu, 01, Jun 2017
AutoNews Now: Keeping calm while losing salesTue, 09, May 2017
U.S. sales fall 4.7% in April as car slump drags onTue, 02, May 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales fell 4.7 percent in April as big automakers, amid plunging car demand, posted declines with ever-rising incentives failing to shake the industry from its longest slump in years. The SAAR came in at 16.92 million.