Expect a sales plateau — a healthy oneMarch 23, 2018
U.S. new-vehicle sales should be a healthy 16.7 million in 2018, then stay in a range of 16.5 million-16.7 million in the next couple of years, according to Patrick Manzi, NADA senior economist.
More off-lease crossovers could hurt new-vehicle salesFeb. 26, 2018
Dealers will have more used SUVs and crossovers to sell in 2018, but the greater supply coming off lease may also squeeze margins and volume on vehicles.
This is no time to get sloppyFeb. 19, 2018
There is a great deal of uncertainty out there and it seems prudent to be conservative. Still, when the car business is bad, I am told, it is still pretty good.
Ferrari aims to double core earnings by 2022Feb. 1, 2018
Ferrari aims to double core earnings no later than 2022 and become debt free by 2021. The automaker reported an 18 percent rise in 2017 adjusted earnings.
Autoliv Q4 adjusted earnings rise 8%; strong sales growth expected in 2018Jan. 30, 2018
Autoliv forecasted higher organic sales growth this year after fourth-quarter adjusted earnings rose 8.2 percent and revenues increased 5 percent.
A normal-ish used marketJan. 29, 2018
Used-vehicle sales will grow modestly to 39.5 million units in 2018, driven by a more desirable mix of off-lease vehicles and consumers with more take-home pay.
Talent pool concerns suppliersJan. 22, 2018
Research finds that no matter a supplier's size or product, the biggest threat to its competitiveness is the struggle to recruit skilled workers.
Experts expect strong '18 sales, will watch credit, interest ratesJan. 22, 2018
Rising interest rates and tightening credit are reasons for concern, but shouldn't cause new-vehicle sales to tumble, speakers at the Automotive News World Congress said.
Ford outlook sours ahead of EV pushJan. 22, 2018
Ford insists it's on track to deliver consistently strong profits by the end of the decade. But in the meantime, the automaker will feel some financial pain as it posts fourth-quarter results later today.
'17 sales soften, but confidence still strongJan. 8, 2018
Auto executives and experts are confident that the industry's good times will continue this year despite a 1.8 percent decline in U.S. new light-vehicle sales in 2017 that ended a seven-year growth streak.
Hyundai, Kia expect slow global sales recovery in 2018Jan. 2, 2018
Hyundai and Kia expect global sales to rise 4 percent in 2018 to 7.55 million, suggesting a slow recovery from a slump linked to their lack of crossovers and SUVs in the U.S. and diplomatic tensions with China.
Forecasters: '18 U.S. sales to fall short of 17 millionDec. 23
It looks like 2018 will be the first time in four years that new-vehicle sales in the United States fall short of 17 million, though the tax reform bill signed into law last week could help.