Wal-Mart muscles into auto salesMon, 23, Jan 2017
Wal-Mart Stores, the nation's largest retailer, is jumping into car sales through partnerships with dealership groups, including AutoNation, the nation's largest new-vehicle retailer, and with CarSaver, an online auto retail platform.
China growth buys time for CadillacMon, 23, Jan 2017
Ford seen as ‘canary’ with record leases spurring used-car glutMon, 23, Jan 2017
A glut of used vehicles has started to depress prices. That trend will intensify as Americans will return 3.36 million leased cars and trucks this year, another jump after a 33 percent surge in 2016, according to J.D. Power. The fallout has already begun, with Ford shaving $300 million from its financial-services arm’s profit forecast for this year.
Lincoln dials back in ChinaMon, 23, Jan 2017
Audi 'fanatically focused' on dealer profitabilityMon, 23, Jan 2017
Audi of America's six-year string of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains may grab headlines, but it is other industry-leading numbers associated with the luxury brand that turn dealer heads, says U.S. brand boss Scott Keogh.
Nissan, Hyundai-Kia join top fleet playersMon, 23, Jan 2017
J.D. Power launches residual-value productWed, 18, Jan 2017
Forecasts call for mostly sunny '17Mon, 16, Jan 2017
Rising used-vehicle supply seen pushing prices down in 2017Tue, 10, Jan 2017
Analyst sees later peak, but 'limited upside' for auto salesWed, 11, Jan 2017
VW posts record 2016 sales despite diesel-cheat crisisTue, 10, Jan 2017
VW Group's global sales, including its Audi and Porsche brands, jumped 3.8 percent last year to a record 10.3 million as higher demand in China and Europe offset declines in the U.S. and South America. The figure should put VW ahead of Toyota as the world's largest car producer by volume.
U.S. sales plateau has arrived, analysts saySun, 08, Jan 2017
The U.S. sales plateau is here. That’s the consensus of several auto analysts who spoke at automotive conferences Sunday ahead of press previews for the Detroit auto show. U.S. sales have grown seven straight years now since the severe downturn of 2008-09, though recent gains have been fueled by fatter discounts.