As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?Mon, 22, Aug 2016
After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?
Eying the link between new, used pricesMon, 22, Aug 2016
Anything that reduces the prices of new vehicles also reduces the prices of used vehicles. That's why used-price forecasters have their eye on rising new-vehicle incentives.
Amazon, Hyundai team up for on-demand test drivesFri, 19, Aug 2016
An on-demand test-drive program in Los Angeles and Orange County will allow people to book test drives of Hyundai Motor America vehicles via Amazon's Prime Now service. . The program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," will run this weekend and next weekend.
Helping partners manage risk is good businessMon, 22, Aug 2016
As U.S. auto sales growth slows and margins shrink, tension is likely to increase between automakers and their suppliers.
'Moderate' number of damaged vehicles expected from Louisiana floodingTue, 16, Aug 2016
As rivers across much of southern Louisiana slowly recede from record high levels, it remains unclear how many vehicles have been damaged or destroyed because of flooding. Severe storms and flooding began on Thursday, dumping more than two feet of rain in three days in some places.
Asbury expands online sales experimentMon, 15, Aug 2016
Asbury Automotive Group Inc. is trying a low-cost approach to selling vehicles online.
Small crossovers, tight raceMon, 15, Aug 2016
Each month there are a handful of model vs. model races we watch closely when U.S. sales numbers are reported - Camry vs. Accord; Corolla vs. Civic; 3 series vs. C class; F- eries vs. Silverado. The usual. But the segment providing the most entertainment these days is the compact crossover class.
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.
Mercedes on pace to win 2016 global sales crown from BMWThu, 11, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz sales through July rose at more than twice the pace of arch-rival BMW's, keeping it on course to reclaim the global luxury vehicle lead this year thanks to a sportier lineup and a new crop of SUVs.
Dealership throughput forecast to dropWed, 10, Aug 2016
For the first time in seven years, U.S. dealership new-vehicle throughput -- the average number of units sold per store -- is expected to decline, according to most light-vehicle sales forecasts and data from Urban Science, a retail consulting firm.
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.
Online used-car startup Carvana gets $160 million in new fundingWed, 10, Aug 2016
Online used-car startup Carvana, known for delivering vehicles through vending machines, said today it closed a $160 million funding round that brought the total raised to nearly half a billion dollars.