Monthly U.S. Sales
'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.
GM slashes fleet sales, touts 'retail-focused plan'Mon, 15, Aug 2016
General Motors slashed fleet sales 35 percent in July compared with the same month a year earlier.
U.S. market still has upside, some industry CEOs sayWed, 10, Aug 2016
U.S. auto sales still have room to grow, some auto industry leaders believe, casting aside worries that the six-year expansion is about to lose steam.
Average U.S. fuel economy rises slightly in July, study findsMon, 08, Aug 2016
The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in July in the U.S. edged up 0.1 mpg from the previous month to 25.4 mpg, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
U.S. sales mixed as second half starts with 0.5% gain, caution flagsTue, 02, Aug 2016
Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales for July, amid rising incentives and sustained demand for trucks, as the industry kicked off the second half of the year with a 0.5 percent gain. The SAAR came in at 17.86 million -- the highest rate of the year and above forecasts. But Ford warned the new-vehicle market has become “very price sensitive.”
Mercedes widens luxury lead with record JulyTue, 02, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz posted record July U.S. sales, pulling further ahead of BMW and Lexus in the luxury-auto sales race.
GM chief economist says outlook remains sunny, sales to stay strongTue, 02, Aug 2016
GM's longtime chief economist has nothing but sunshine and smiles in a forecast that predicts continued low oil prices, continued growth in the U.S .economy and continued strong vehicle sales.
FCA carried by Jeep, RamTue, 02, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler -- in its first monthly sales report since it restated more than five years of sales data -- reported U.S. sales up 0.3 percent in July, thanks entirely to gains from Jeep and Ram.
Audi's record run hits 67 months; VW keeps sinkingTue, 02, Aug 2016
Key redesigned models drove Audi to another monthly record while sales at sibling brand Volkswagen continued to fall in July.
Trucks deliver a record July for Hyundai and KiaTue, 02, Aug 2016
July proved to be yet another record-breaking month for Hyundai and Kia, with combined U.S. sales at the two brands rising 6 percent to 134,972 cars and light trucks.
Nissan’s volume helped by increase in dealer inventoriesTue, 02, Aug 2016
Better dealer availability helped lift some of Nissan’s most popular models in July, but the gains did not significantly offset a dip in Altima and Pathfinder sales.
American Honda sees record demand for light trucksTue, 02, Aug 2016
July sales at American Honda continued their upward climb this summer, with robust demand for light trucks pushing sales up 4.4 percent over the same month last year.