Toyota, Honda, Nissan, FCA, Ford gain on trucks, deals; GM slipsTue, 03, May 2016
Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Fiat Chrysler and Ford posted April U.S. sales increases in what forecasters said would be a strong month while General Motors recorded its biggest decline in more than two years. Light truck demand and fatter discounts drove most of the volume. FCA pegged the April SAAR at 17.5 million light vehicles and GM forecast a 17.6 million rate.
Fleet sales soar in MarchMon, 11, Apr 2016
Through three months, fleet volume for the seven largest auto groups is up 14 percent despite General Motors' strategy of reducing rental fleet business to boost residual values and brand image.
Prius C to replace VW Beetle for Best Buy's Geek SquadMon, 11, Apr 2016
Geek Squad is ditching its signature Volkswagen Beetle “Geekmobiles” for the 2016 Toyota Prius C. Geek Squad, Best Buy's tech support unit, said today it will update its fleet with more than 1,000 Prius C hybrids, each branded with a redesigned logo.
Hyundai dealers get more crossoversMon, 11, Apr 2016
Hyundai plans to get more crossovers into the hands of dealers who are growing increasingly concerned with the brand's car-heavy mix amid a surge in demand throughout the industry for crossovers.
Nissan counts on commercial vehiclesMon, 04, Apr 2016
Fred Diaz, former sales and marketing chief for Nissan North America, is now tasked with cranking up Nissan's commercial vehicle sales in the U.S., Canada and Mexico - a key part of Nissan's goal of increasing market share.