GM moves to challenge Ford in U.S. commercial fleet salesDec. 4
November U.S. sales expected to dip as market coolsNov. 30
BLACK FRIDAY AND FLEETSNov. 26
Black Friday hasn't just taken over Thanksgiving weekend: Big sales run all month, especially in automakers' and dealers' marketing efforts. For many Americans, buying big-ticket items in November now goes hand in hand with stuffing themselves full of turkey and gravy and, well, stuffing.
FCA extends shutdowns for 2 transmission plantsNov. 1
October sales expected to dip as incentives keep fallingOct. 30
U.S. light-vehicle sales are expected to dip to the lowest level for October since 2014, forecasters say, as automakers dial back on deals and the cost to buy a new car or truck keeps rising. The SAAR is expected to remain strong and top 17 million. October could also be the first month ever in which light trucks account for more than 70 percent of retail sales, according to some analysts.
Dealers sue Mazda over multi-tier bonus planOct. 22
Florida dealership Kuhn Mazda and the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers are suing Mazda Motor of America Inc. in two lawsuits alleging its new Mazda Brand Experience Program 2.0 violates state franchise laws and includes price discrimination.
Used-vehicle price plunge in CPI contradicts industry dataOct. 11
CANADA: 6.4% slide in September, but 2 million year still possibleOct. 2
New-vehicle sales in Canada fell for the seventh consecutive month in September as automakers sold 175,290 units, down 6.4 percent from last year. But, the Global Automakers of Canada say it's not all bad.
Sept. U.S. auto sales projected to fall short of storm-fueled surge a year agoSept. 27
Analysts say U.S. light-vehicle deliveries will total about 1.4 million this month, about 7 percent below a year ago when replacement demand following Hurricane Harvey sparked higher sales. The SAAR is projected to rise above 17 million for the first time since June.
Tesla offers incentives, taps volunteers in end-of-quarter rushSept. 26
Subaru may feel pinch as inventory tightensAug. 13
U.S. new-car sales on pace to dip, remain flat in July, forecasts showJuly 30
U.S. car and light-truck deliveries are projected to be flat or down in July, forecasts from J.D. Power/LMC, Edmunds and Cox Automotive show, with one less day and weekend of sales. It would be only the third monthly year-over-year drop in 2018.