Analyst warns of incentives' pressure on used pricesFri, 27, Jan 2017
Incentive spending, combined with a glut of off-lease vehicles returning to market, could push used prices down by about 4.8 percent this year, the lowest level since the economy was emerging from the recession in 2010, one analyst says.
U.S. industry hits new peak behind solid GM, Nissan, Honda gainsWed, 04, Jan 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales, led by fatter discounts, strong light-truck demand and solid gains at GM, Nissan and Honda in December, set a record in 2016, rising by more than 56,000, or 0.3 percent, over 2015. The annualized sales rate hit 18.38 million, the highest pace of the year and fifth-highest of all time.
Ford Canada posts best sales year since 1989Wed, 04, Jan 2017
Ford Canada reported overall vehicles sales of 304,618 units in 2016, a 9 percent gain that marked its best year of sales since 1989 -- and making Ford the No. 1 automaker in Canada for the year. Overall Canada sales rose 2.7 percent.
Mercedes recaptures luxury crown after 2-year hiatusWed, 04, Jan 2017
GM annual sales decline despite gains in market share, pricesWed, 04, Jan 2017
Toyota slips 2% for the year on car-truck mixWed, 04, Jan 2017
Ford ekes out 0.1% gain in Dec., led by LincolnWed, 04, Jan 2017
Ford rode high-priced pickups and SUVs, along with strong demand for luxury vehicles, to a 0.1 percent December sales gain, but full-year sales dropped slightly as demand for sedans continues to fall.
'Star Wars' thrusts Rogue to a big DecemberWed, 04, Jan 2017
Nissan's marketing coup of aligning its Rogue crossover advertising with Hollywood's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story release helped generate more than 40,000 deliveries of the nameplate in December, giving Nissan its best-selling December ever in the U.S.