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.