Monthly Sales Roundup
CANADA: Nissan, Ford, Toyota, Honda post record September salesOct. 3
Automakers sold 187,266 new vehicles in Canada in September, good for a 7.7 percent increase from the same month last year.
LUXURY: Mercedes slips but keeps lead; Lexus closes in on No. 2 BMWOct. 3
Helped by its best September ever, Lexus pulled closer to BMW for the No. 2 spot in the luxury sales race for 2017, while Mercedes-Benz stayed solidly on top despite a September skid in sales.
GM: Sales up 12% on Chevy crossovers, pickupsOct. 3
General Motors generated its best September sales in nine years on strong demand for its Chevrolet pickups and crossovers.
NISSAN: Sentra helped boost sales 9%Oct. 3
Nissan's strategy to pull back from the midsize-car competition in favor of compacts paid off in September, with bigger Sentra sales helping to lift the brand 9.3 percent.
FCA: Losing streak hits 12 monthsSept. 1
FCA's sales dropped 11 percent in August -- including a 7 percent drop in retail sales -- despite six vehicles in the automaker's lineup recording their best sales totals for the month of August.
LUXURY: Lexus makes up ground amid luxury slumpSept. 1
Lexus gained ground on Mercedes and BMW in August, but luxury sales fell overall.
Expert sees Harvey as 'net positive' for U.S. salesSept. 4
Sales lost to disruptions in the final week of August are expected to be made up by year end with an influx of owners of damaged vehicles heading to area dealerships for a replacement car or truck.
SUBARU: Crossover lineup drives monthly record tallySept. 1
Subaru of America's crossover-heavy lineup helped the brand eclipse its previous monthly sales record in August as it continues to ride a white-hot streak.
HYUNDAI-KIA: Deliveries fall on weak fleetSept. 1
A sharp decline in fleet sales continued to push combined Hyundai-Kia sales down 15 percent to 107,633 units in August.
GM: Sales up 7.5% as inventory fallsSept. 1
Chevrolet and GMC led General Motors to its best sales increase of the year in August, despite Hurricane Harvey adversely impacting deliveries at the end of the month.
NISSAN: Double whammy knocks salesSept. 1
Nissan Division sales fell 15 percent in August -- partly due to the Texas storm and partly due to a planned reduction in fleet volumes. Infiniti sales rose.
VW-AUDI: 3-row crossovers boost results; Audi rises againSept. 1
Volkswagen brand sales rose 9 percent in August as two new larger crossovers helped the company further recover from its diesel emissions crisis.