Monthly Sales Roundup
VW/AUDI: Crossovers fuel 6% climb; Audi streak hits 100 monthsMarch 1, 2018
Volkswagen's U.S. sales rose 6 percent in February to 26,660, as crossover sales carried the sedan-heavy brand.
FCA: This time, a slim decline; fleet share at 26%March 1, 2018
FCA saw its sales decline for an 18th consecutive month in February, falling 1.4 percent to 165,903 vehicles.
CANADA: Sales rise 2.1% on strong consumer confidenceMarch 1, 2018
New-vehicle sales in Canada rose 2.1 percent in February, just days after Scotiabank Economics predicted the industry is headed for a down year and end to a five-year run of record annual sales.
FORD: Volume falls on lower car demand, fleet order timingFeb. 1, 2018
Ford's U.S. sales fell 6.3 percent in January because of lower-than-normal fleet orders and continued poor sales of sedans.
SUBARU: Best month, year everJan. 3, 2018
Subaru of America had its best sales month ever in December, capping its ninth consecutive year of record sales.
TOYOTA: Sales fall as top Toyota, Lexus crossovers slipJan. 3, 2018
Toyota Motor Sales reported a U.S. sales decline of 8.3 percent in December while the Camry surged to remain the industry's best-selling car.
GM: December, annual sales slide on carsJan. 3, 2018
GM's U.S. sales last year fell 1.3 percent to 3 million vehicles, including a 3.3 percent decline to 308,539 units in December.
FORD: Strong truck, SUV demand in 2017 can't overcome car woesJan. 3, 2018
Ford's U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 1.3 percent in December, driven by strong light-truck sales.
HONDA: Trucks drive 3rd straight annual recordJan. 3, 2018
American Honda's U.S. sales fell 7 percent in December, but it still achieved record annual sales for a third consecutive year.
VOLKSWAGEN: VW brand drops 19% in December on plunging sedan sales; Audi rises 16% to extend streakJan. 3, 2018
Volkswagen's U.S. sales fell 19 percent in December to 30,281 while Audi extended its industry-best streak of year-over-year monthly sales increases to 98 months.
CANADA: Record 2 million vehicles sold in 2017Jan. 3, 2018
Canadians in 2017 bought more than two million vehicles for the first time, due to record sales of light trucks. While several automakers saw sales decrease in December, it remained a banner year.
FCA: Sales drop 11% as fleet mix falls to post-bankruptcy low of 12%Jan. 3, 2018
FCA US extended its losing streak to a 16th consecutive month in December as sales fell 11 percent to 171,946 vehicles. Just 12 percent of FCA's deliveries went to fleets.