Car Sales Flatten in Europe

June 15, 2018 at 9:14 AM

May new-car registrations advanced less than 1% across Europe last month, reaching 1.44 million units from 1.43 million a year ago, according to trade group ACEA.

Nissan Turns to Emerging Markets as U.S. Demand Stalls

June 14, 2018 at 2:30 AM

Nissan Motor Co. hopes to offset slowing sales growth in the U.S. with above-average expansion in China, India, the Middle East and Africa, Reuters reports.

Alfa, Fiat, Ford, Jeep, Lancia, VW Brands to Skip Paris Auto Show

June 13, 2018 at 11:11 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep brands are the latest to opt out of the Paris auto show in September, according to multiple media reports.

BMW Sales Hurt by Diesel Bans, Upcoming Tariff Cuts

June 12, 2018 at 4:08 PM

BMW AG reports its global sales in May slipped 2% to 204,000 units as skittish consumers delayed purchases.

Used-Car Prices Reach Record High in U.S.

June 12, 2018 at 11:28 AM

The average price of a used car in the U.S. climbed 2% year-on-year to a record high $19,700 in the first quarter of 2018, according to

25% Import Tariff Could Cut U.S. Car Sales by 2 Million Units

June 12, 2018 at 10:17 AM

If President Donald Trump follows through with his threat to impose a 25% tax on all imported cars, the U.S. car market could lose 2 million sales annually.

Wholesales in China Climb 8%

June 11, 2018 at 2:29 PM

Factory sales of new light-duty vehicles in China climbed 8% to 1.85 million units in May, according to the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers.

Car Sales Growth Slows in China

June 08, 2018 at 10:43 AM

Retail sales of new passenger vehicles in China expanded at a relatively slow 4% to 1.8 million units in May, the China Passenger Car Assn. reports.

Light-Vehicle Sales Jump 18% in Russia

June 08, 2018 at 2:09 AM

Car and light commercial vehicle sales in Russia surged to 147,500 units in May from 125,000 units in the same month last year, the Moscow-based Assn. of European Businesses reports.

VW Brand Sales Rose 5% in May

June 07, 2018 at 5:39 PM

Volkswagen AG reports that its namesake brand increased sales 5% to a record 539,700 units last month.

Car Sales Drop 6% in Germany

June 06, 2018 at 4:33 PM

New-car registrations in German declined to 305,100 units in May, the country’s KBA vehicle authority reports.

Refunds Climb on Deposits for Tesla Model 3 Orders

June 05, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Tesla Inc. says it has some 450,000 deposits in hand for its Model 3 electric sedan. But an outside analysis claims refunds of the $1,000 pre-orders are surging.