Monthly U.S. Sales
GM boosts discounts on big pickups as summer truck war heats upFri, 15, Jul 2016
GM more than doubled discounts on some of its large pickups in July's first 10 days after U.S. sales of the highly profitable models fell last month despite ads attacking the durability of Ford's aluminum-bodied trucks.
Silverado gains after attack ad; F series, tooMon, 11, Jul 2016
The Chevy Silverado gained market share after running ads attacking the Ford F-150 pickup as too flimsy. But so did the F-150.
July starts with higher inventory than usualMon, 11, Jul 2016
Automakers and dealers started July with larger stocks than normal after June U.S. auto sales increased modestly.
S&P cuts U.S. auto sales outlook on slowing retail demand, BrexitWed, 06, Jul 2016
S&P Global Ratings cut its estimate for U.S. auto sales this year to 17.5 million vehicles from 17.8 million, citing slowing demand from individual buyers and the effect on the nation's economy from U.K. voters' decision to leave the European Union.
Industry scratches out another sales gainMon, 04, Jul 2016
The U.S. auto industry is halfway to another record year -- just barely -- after a 2.4 percent June gain. Sales finished the first half of 2016 up 1.4 percent from a year ago, another sign that the market is reaching a plateau after rebounding from the depths of recession with six consecutive years of hefty growth.
Trucks drive Nissan, FCA, Ford, Honda as industry rebounds with 2.4% gain; GM, Toyota fallFri, 01, Jul 2016
Nissan, Ford, FCA and Honda, riding strong truck demand, posted solid sales gains in June as the U.S. auto industry rebounded from a May slump. But the SAAR came in at 16.68 million, well below May's 17.46 million rate and lower than the consensus forecast of 17.2 million. Automakers are counting on low interest rates, stable fuel prices, rising wages and near-full employment to counter some headwinds and continue driving sales in the second half.
VW slump continues; Audi sets a recordMon, 04, Jul 2016
Volkswagen of America posted its lowest June sales since 2011 while luxury sibling Audi notched another monthly record on surging crossover sales.
Hyundai, Kia post small gains and large; records for bothFri, 01, Jul 2016
Both Kia and Hyundai set June sales records with help from crossovers. Kia sales rose 16 percent last month, while Hyundai sold nine more vehicles than in the year-earlier period.
CR-V, Ridgeline help generate Honda's record light-truck volume; Acura slumpsFri, 01, Jul 2016
American Honda's U.S. sales rose 3.2 percent in June as the strength of light trucks at the Honda brand helped counter a 27 percent drop at Acura.
VW brand pain continues, another record for AudiFri, 01, Jul 2016
Volkswagen of America posted its lowest June sales since 2010 while luxury sibling Audi notched another monthly record on surging crossover sales last month.
Inventory, ads, incentives propel Nissan to 13% gainFri, 01, Jul 2016
Nissan Division sales rose 13 percent to a June sales record of 129,495 units, thanks to an effort to improve the way Nissan dealers stock inventories.
BMW outsells Mercedes, Lexus as luxury race tightensFri, 01, Jul 2016
BMW outsold Mercedes-Benz and Lexus last month in the U.S. as all three of the market's largest sellers of luxury autos ended the first half behind their year-earlier totals.