Huh? FCA sold more 'light trucks' than Ford, GMMon, 11, Apr 2016
When the March sales totals came in April 1, they contained a surprise: Fiat Chrysler had, for the first time at least in this century, sold more “light trucks” in a month than either Ford Motor Co. or General Motors.
March sales rise 3.1%, but SAAR falls to 13-month lowFri, 01, Apr 2016
U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 3.1 percent in March, but the pace of deliveries slowed considerably as retail growth slackened during the month, even with a spike in discounts. Some automakers blamed an early Easter holiday for putting a dent in late-March showroom traffic and retail sales.
Ford outsells GM on higher fleet shipmentsFri, 01, Apr 2016
Ford Motor Co. was the top-selling automaker in the U.S. last month for the first time in five years, outselling General Motors by 936 light vehicles. Fleet sales made the difference, with Ford's rising 39 percent and GM's dropping 13 percent.
Nissan hits all-time highFri, 01, Apr 2016
Nissan North America posted its biggest sales month ever, selling 163,559 cars and trucks in March, despite tight inventories of the Nissan brand's two top-selling models.
VW slips for 5th straight month, Audi rollsFri, 01, Apr 2016
Volkswagen of America saw sales fall for the fifth straight month in March as its core passenger cars continued to struggle with crossover-happy consumers, while Audi’s hot streak continued, notching its 63rd-straight monthly U.S. sales record.
Lexus leads March U.S. luxury sales as crossovers draw buyersFri, 01, Apr 2016
Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus brand, bolstered by demand for its crossovers, sold the most luxury light vehicles in the U.S. for a second straight month in March, closing in on Mercedes-Benz's first-quarter lead.
Hyundai sets U.S. record on Sonata deliveries; Kia slipsFri, 01, Apr 2016
Hyundai Motor America improved only narrowly on last March's sales tally, but the Korean automaker eked out a small gain to claim its best month of sales since it started selling cars in the United States in 1986.
Detroit 3 post higher March sales in CanadaFri, 01, Apr 2016
Detroit automakers reported higher March and first-quarter auto sales in Canada, as forecasters expect Canadian demand this year to exceed that of record-breaking 2015.
At GM, pickups and SUVs offset cuts in rental shipmentsFri, 01, Apr 2016
General Motors eked out a 0.9 percent sales increase in March as strong demand for pickups and SUVs helped to offset another big reduction in deliveries to rental companies.
Toyota loses ground as Easter holiday dents showroom trafficFri, 01, Apr 2016
Toyota Motor Corp.'s March new-vehicle sales in the U.S. fell 2.7 percent from last year as car sales continued to slump and an early Easter contributed to dampened retail volume.
American Honda gets boost from cars, HR-VFri, 01, Apr 2016
Honda Motor Co. reported a 9.4 percent increase in U.S. sales last month, bolstered by strong car shipments and gains at both its Honda and Acura divisions. Volume jumped 11 percent at the Honda division with 123,369 sales in March, and edged up 1.2 percent at Acura with 14,852 deliveries.
Hot Jeep, trucks offset car slump at FCAFri, 01, Apr 2016
Strong U.S. sales of SUVs, pickups and minivans pushed Fiat Chrysler sales up 8.1 percent last month. The automaker said it sold 213,187 vehicles in the U.S. in March.