Rebates and incentives
Electric cars could dominate roads in wealthy cities by 2030, study saysWed, 12, Oct 2016
Electric vehicles could account for two-thirds of all cars on the road by 2030 in wealthy cities such as London and Singapore due to stricter emissions regulations, falling technology costs and more consumer interest, a report says.
Camaro finally claims a victory over MustangMon, 10, Oct 2016
Mustang 22, Camaro 1. That's the score in the past 23 months between the country's two most popular sports cars.
Dealers deliver mandate to CadillacMon, 10, Oct 2016
Virtually all of Cadillac's 925 U.S. dealerships signed up for its Project Pinnacle incentive program, giving brand chief Johan de Nysschen a strong mandate to proceed even as significant opposition lingers under the surface.
Pickup truck price war heating up as Ram knocks off SilveradoFri, 07, Oct 2016
To hold a slowing market at bay, U.S. carmakers are offering the biggest incentives on full-sized pickups since December 2008, when the country was mired in recession and the auto industry was collapsing.
Sales slip on lower Detroit 3 volume; SAAR rebounds from AugustMon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Honda posted U.S. sales declines in September while Toyota and Nissan advanced as industry volume slipped for the second straight month, even as discounts rose. Overall, light-vehicle deliveries fell 0.7 percent to 1.434 million last month but remain ahead 0.3 percent for the year. The SAAR -- 17.74 million -- was the second-highest this year.
FCA volume drops 0.9% on weak Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep demandMon, 03, Oct 2016
Jeep reported its first monthly sales decline since September 2013 Monday, pushing Fiat Chrysler's U.S. sales down 0.9 percent in September. The automaker posted sales of 192,883 vehicles for the month, including its first reported U.S. sales of the Alfa Romeo Giulia, which has yet to reach U.S. showrooms. FCA said 24 percent of its September sales went into fleets.
Mercedes pads luxury lead as deals fail to lift BMWMon, 03, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz outsold its luxury competitors in the U.S. in September, adding to its lead for the year as demand for SUVs and crossovers helped overcome a surge in incentive spending by BMW.
Ford, GM post stronger Canada results; FCA drops 18%Mon, 03, Oct 2016
September was once again dominated in Canada by Ford, which was driven in turn by all-time record sales of the Ford F-150. Auto sales essentially went sideways in September -- a 0.5 percent drop from a record year-ago month. It was still the second-best result for the month in Canadian history.
Small cars, crossovers drive gains at Hyundai; Kia slipsMon, 03, Oct 2016
Hyundai Motor America's U.S. sales crept up 4.1 percent in September while sales at its corporate sibling, Kia, were down 1.2 percent. Hyundai sold 66,610 vehicles in the U.S., making it a record September, the automaker said.
A4 surge keeps Audi streak alive, VW skid rolls onMon, 03, Oct 2016
Despite sagging demand for luxury cars, the redesigned A4 propelled Audi of America to its 69th straight monthly U.S. sales record in September. Sales at sister brand VW continued to wane.
Toyota edges higher; Tacoma sales strong in SeptemberMon, 03, Oct 2016
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said September sales rose 1.5 percent to 197,260 vehicles, with strong light-truck volume -- led by the Tacoma -- offsetting weak car demand.
American Honda trucks rise, cars fallMon, 03, Oct 2016
American Honda reported a 0.1 percent decline in September volume as strong demand for trucks failed to offset sluggish car sales.