In 2016, you need fleet to beat the marketMon, 17, Oct 2016
How to raise your U.S. market share in 2016? It's simple -- you have to turbocharge fleet sales. In fact, that may be the only way in an increasingly competitive market that has hit a plateau after six years of growth.
Sales slip on lower Detroit 3 volume; SAAR rebounds from AugustMon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Honda posted U.S. sales declines in September while Toyota and Nissan advanced as industry volume slipped for the second straight month, even as discounts rose. Overall, light-vehicle deliveries fell 0.7 percent to 1.434 million last month but remain ahead 0.3 percent for the year. The SAAR -- 17.74 million -- was the second-highest this year.
GM posts slight overall decline but Cadillac gains for fourth straight monthMon, 03, Oct 2016
General Motors posted its smallest U.S. sales decline since March, and Cadillac extended its streak of year-over gains to four consecutive months. GM's performance last month was little changed from September 2015. Its total sales fell 0.6 percent, or about 1,500 vehicles, to 249,795. Retail sales rose 0.3 percent, or about 600 vehicles, while fleet sales fell 4 percent.
Ford Motor's light-vehicle sales fall 8%Mon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford Motor Co. posted double-digit declines for 11 of its 22 U.S. nameplates last month as its light-vehicle sales fell 8.1 percent from what it described as an unusually strong September 2015. Ford said its light-truck sales were down 2.9 percent, while cars plunged 21 percent. Sales declined 2.6 percent for the company's top-selling vehicle, the F-series pickup.