Automaker financing unleashes Mexican marketMon, 18, Jul 2016
When banks and finance companies say no, cash-poor Mexican consumers turn to a traditional form of credit known as autofinanciamiento, or "self financing."
GM alters dealer ratings after court setbackMon, 18, Jul 2016
General Motors is modifying its criteria for how it holds dealers accountable for their sales performance -- at least in New York state -- after a court ruling there that shot down GM's preferred formula for rating dealers' effectiveness.
GM boosts discounts on big pickups as summer truck war heats upFri, 15, Jul 2016
GM more than doubled discounts on some of its large pickups in July's first 10 days after U.S. sales of the highly profitable models fell last month despite ads attacking the durability of Ford's aluminum-bodied trucks.
Steady Audi hits 80 months of sales gainsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Audi's run of year-on-year sales increases reached a remarkable 80 months in June.
GM puts sales-effectiveness ratings on hold in wake of N.Y. court rulingTue, 12, Jul 2016
General Motors is modifying its criteria for how it holds dealers accountable for their sales performance -- at least in New York state -- following a court ruling there that shot down GM’s preferred formula for rating dealers’ effectiveness.
FCA to Toyota Motor: 'We're baaaack'Mon, 11, Jul 2016
In the first half of 2016, Fiat Chrysler pulled within shouting distance -- about 40,000 units -- of Toyota Motor (1,197,800-1,157,458). FCA's figures include sales of 17,735 Fiats, around 5,000 Maseratis and 300 or so Alfa Romeos.
Silverado gains after attack ad; F series, tooMon, 11, Jul 2016
The Chevy Silverado gained market share after running ads attacking the Ford F-150 pickup as too flimsy. But so did the F-150.
July starts with higher inventory than usualMon, 11, Jul 2016
Automakers and dealers started July with larger stocks than normal after June U.S. auto sales increased modestly.
June fleet sales jump 13%, outpace retailMon, 11, Jul 2016
Strong fleet activity led U.S. auto sales growth in June.
UK's June car sales fall as industry seeks government support after Brexit voteWed, 06, Jul 2016
UK new-car sales fell for only the second time in more than four years in June, prompting an industry body to urge the government to boost economic confidence to avoid further drops after the country voted to leave the European Union.
Industry scratches out another sales gainMon, 04, Jul 2016
The U.S. auto industry is halfway to another record year -- just barely -- after a 2.4 percent June gain. Sales finished the first half of 2016 up 1.4 percent from a year ago, another sign that the market is reaching a plateau after rebounding from the depths of recession with six consecutive years of hefty growth.
VW slump continues; Audi sets a recordMon, 04, Jul 2016
Volkswagen of America posted its lowest June sales since 2011 while luxury sibling Audi notched another monthly record on surging crossover sales.