Monthly Sales Roundup

Canada deliveries hit July record; Detroit 3 gain with trucks

2:16 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2014

Auto sales in Canada in July rose to a record high for the month, up 11.3 percent from a year earlier, an industry analyst said today, with strong truck sales pushing both Chrysler and Ford to record performances....
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Chrysler Group posts best July since 2005 on 20% gain

11:56 am U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2014

Strong sales of SUVs, pickups and minivans pushed Chrysler Group's volume up 20 percent last month to its highest July U.S. sales in nine years....
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Higher incentives lift Ford cars, trucks

1:55 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2014

Strong retail sales and bigger incentives helped lift Ford's July volume 10 percent from a year ago to its best July performance in eight years. Ford sold 211,467 vehicles last month....
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Lexus jumps 19% for first monthly luxury win in almost a year

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2014

Lexus hasn't chased other luxury brands down-market with a sub-$30,000 car like the Mercedes-Benz CLA, yet Toyota's premium brand topped Mercedes and BMW in July for its first monthly sales win since August 2013....
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GM sales rise 9% on robust commercial-fleet sales, SUV demand

1:03 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2014

A jump in sales to commercial customers and stout demand for the redesigned GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe and other trucks propelled General Motors' July sales up 9 percent from a year earlier....
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2014's stars, laggards at halfway mark

5:29 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

If it was a new compact or premium crossover or a large or mid-sized SUV, chances are it lit up the United States sales chart in the first half of the year. If it was a minicar or a mid-sized or large sedan, it probably lost some luster. Light trucks were hot in the first half of 2014, driving up overall new-vehicle sales 4 percent through June. Sales of light trucks increased 9 percent through June, while car deliveries were flat....
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GM sales solid despite recalls, but Chevy falls

12:23 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

GM remains relatively unscathed in the showroom from its unprecedented recall crisis, as sales rose 1 percent last month to the company's strongest June in seven years....
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BMW holds U.S. luxury segment lead over Mercedes, Lexus

5:24 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

BMW won the June luxury sales crown in the United States and widened its lead over Mercedes and Lexus during the first six months. Last month, BMW sold 30,201 vehicles, a 12 percent increase, helped by the 5-series sedan, which surged 77 percent to 7,940 deliveries. Mercedes rose 8.6 percent to 26,506, helped by a 25 percent gain to 6,500 for the E-class sedan....
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European growth helps push Skoda to best-ever May sales

June 9, 2014 14:50 CET

Skoda's global sales rose 15 percent in May to a record 91,200 vehicles, powered by growth in western Europe....
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Ford edges Chrysler as Canada posts all-time monthly sales record

3:00 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014

Ford edged out Chrysler for the top spot in May sales in Canada by 256 units as the country set an all-time monthly light-vehicle sales record. Ford of Canada said it sold 31,754 vehicles in May while Chrysler Group said it delivered 31,498 units during the month. But for the year to date, Chrysler holds a lead of 7,314 vehicles over Ford in Canada....
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BMW tops Mercedes in May as cheaper luxury models woo buyers

5:07 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014

BMW topped Mercedes in May sales as cheaper models and fashionable crossover vehicles helped luxury brands gain traction in the United States with new buyers enjoying rising disposable income....
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Mercedes sales rise 14% in April on C-class, compacts

May 6, 2014 13:08 CET

Mercedes brand sales rose 14 percent in April helped by demand for the newly launched C class and the automaker's growing compact lineup....
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Auto recovery takes firmer hold in France

May 2, 2014 09:57 CET

Renault led a 6 percent gain in French new-car sales in April as the European auto market recovery took a firmer hold in the region's third-biggest market....
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Audi climbs; Mercedes keeps slim lead over BMW

4:54 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

Audi's entry in the expanding sub-$30,000 luxury-car segment helped the Volkswagen AG unit post record April sales in the United States. Mercedes led the luxury segment with a narrow lead over BMW....
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Canada sales climb 4%; Chrysler, Ford tussle at top

1:02 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

Automakers reported solid Canadian vehicle sales in April, with a 4 percent overall gain on a year ago, as demand for truck and luxury brands buoyed the industry....
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