Connectivity for mom-and-pop fleetsMon, 23, May 2016
General Motors wants to attract mom-and-pop operators with what it bills as the first integrated, hardware-free tool for small businesses to manage their fleets.
U.S. auto sales to fall 5.7% in May, LMC and Power sayThu, 19, May 2016
The days of lofty year-over-year increases in monthly U.S. auto sales may be reaching an end. Forecasters J.D. Power and LMC Automotive say U.S. deliveries of new light vehicles will slide 5.7 percent in May from the same month a year earlier, in part because of two fewer selling days this year.
Rental fleets adjusting to softer demandMon, 16, May 2016
Avis Budget and Hertz sold risk vehicles in the first quarter to match softer demand for rental cars and to mitigate declining residual values.
Sales reverse course, with retail outpacing fleetMon, 16, May 2016
Retail growth drove April's U.S. sales gains, reversing a first-quarter surge in fleet volume.
Sales advance 3.5% on fatter deals, truck volume; SAAR rebounds to 17.42MTue, 03, May 2016
Led by gains at Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Ford, U.S. light-vehicle sales increased 3.5 percent to 1.506 million in April, a record for the month. After a lackluster March that disappointed some automakers, April produced solid gains across the industry, with fatter deals and light trucks driving volume higher.
GM sales drop 3.5% as rental sales slide; retail deliveries rise 12th straight monthTue, 03, May 2016
GM's April sales fell 3.5 percent, amid another big drop in deliveries to rental companies. GM sold 259,557 vehicles last month. Its retail sales rose for the 12th straight month, up 3.3 percent, to 200,656, driven by strong demand for pickups and SUVs.