BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
BMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
Watching but not worryingSat, 27, Aug 2016
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.com and Autotrader don't see Amazon's site as a direct competitor -- yet.
August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016Fri, 26, Aug 2016
August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.1 percent to more than 5 percent.
Lexus tops at turning CPO shoppers into buyersMon, 29, Aug 2016
Lexus dealerships do the best job of converting shoppers who consider certified used vehicles into CPO buyers.
Insights into used-only competitors from NIADAMon, 29, Aug 2016
The NIADA Used Car Industry Report 2016 offers multiple insights into the used-only stores that franchise dealerships' used-vehicle departments compete with daily.
TrueCar to help Avis Budget sell used carsMon, 29, Aug 2016
A partnership between Avis Budget and TrueCar is helping the rental-car company sell more retired rental cars directly to consumers for more money than it can get from selling the vehicles at traditional auto auctions.
'Uphill struggle' for full-year sales markMon, 29, Aug 2016
U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to decline in August, decreasing the industry's chances of beating the full-year record it set in 2015.
Mercedes shuffles U.S. sales teamMon, 29, Aug 2016
A management shuffle at Mercedes-Benz USA has elevated 18-year Mercedes veteran Bart Herring to one of the brand's top U.S. sales positions.
Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launchWed, 24, Aug 2016
Lamborghini expects to at least double annual production to 7,000 vehicles by 2019 once it rolls out its new SUV, CEO Stefano Domenicali said. The VW Group brand will cap annual production of its sports cars at 3,500 units to maintain exclusivity.
As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?Mon, 22, Aug 2016
After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?
Eying the link between new, used pricesMon, 22, Aug 2016
Anything that reduces the prices of new vehicles also reduces the prices of used vehicles. That's why used-price forecasters have their eye on rising new-vehicle incentives.
Amazon, Hyundai team up for on-demand test drivesFri, 19, Aug 2016
An on-demand test-drive program in Los Angeles and Orange County will allow people to book test drives of Hyundai Motor America vehicles via Amazon's Prime Now service. . The program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," will run this weekend and next weekend.