Monthly U.S. Sales
Big fleet volume cushions May lossMon, 13, Jun 2016
Fleet activity powered U.S. auto sales in May for major automakers as retail volume weakened.
Weird and wonderful May salesMon, 06, Jun 2016
Dave Versical offers some other oddities and observations following last week's release of May's U.S. sales -- not the least of which is all the handwringing generated by a 6.1 percent monthly decline.
Jeep piles on the milestones with record salesMon, 06, Jun 2016
They love big round numbers at Jeep, and they love climbing over them. The industry's hottest brand topped 90,000 sales in May - the first time in its 75-year history that volume for a single month had reached that level.
U.S. fuel economy improves in May despite weak car salesFri, 03, Jun 2016
Despite the drop in car sales in May, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. last month still rose from April, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
Mercedes SUVs help boost U.S. sales lead over Lexus, BMWWed, 01, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz outsold its luxury auto competitors in the U.S. in May, building its lead in a down month thanks to continued demand for its SUVs.
VW's U.S. volume tumbles 17% for worst May since 2010Wed, 01, Jun 2016
Continued weakness in car deliveries led Volkswagen of America to its worst May U.S. sales total since 2011, while luxury sibling Audi narrowly notched its 65th straight year-over-year monthly sales record last month.
GM drop-off helps drag down Canada sales 1.6%Wed, 01, Jun 2016
A steep decline in sales at GM dragged down Canadian light-vehicle sales by 1.6 percent last month to 194,866 vehicles, an industry report said today.
May sales drop 6.1% on weak car sales; SAAR stays strongWed, 01, Jun 2016
The U.S. auto industry recorded its biggest monthly sales drop in nearly six years in May as most automakers posted declines amid plunging demand for passenger cars. May volume fell 6.1 percent to 1.5 million vehicles. Still, the SAAR came in at 17.46 million, a level on par with last year’s record sales.
HYUNDAI-KIA: Sales rise in May on crossover gainsWed, 01, Jun 2016
Hyundai's U.S. sales rose 12 percent from May 2015 to a record 71,006 vehicles for the month. U.S. sales for Kia, Hyundai's corporate affiliate, also rose, albeit a narrow 0.8 percent.
FORD: Light-vehicle sales down, transaction prices up in MayWed, 01, Jun 2016
Ford's U.S. car sales plunged 25 percent in May, overshadowing a 9 percent gain for the F-series pickup and flat demand for utility vehicles.
AMERICAN HONDA: Sales drop 2.9% following 20% plunge at AcuraWed, 01, Jun 2016
American Honda's May U.S. sales fell 4.8 percent from a year earlier to 147,108 units as all but two of its models posted declines.
NISSAN: Results flat, thanks to sagging car salesWed, 01, Jun 2016
Nissan North America today reported a 1 percent decline in U.S. sales in May, driven by a 5.9 percent decline in car volume.