Sales

March Truck Sales Fall 3% in Europe

April 24, 2018 at 11:33 AM

Sales of commercial vehicles across Europe declined 3% year on year to 268,000 units last month, trade group ACEA reports.

Ford Puts Most of Its Global Ad Account Up for Review

April 23, 2018 at 1:30 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it is putting most of its worldwide creative advertising account up for review in an effort to cut costs and improve marketing efficiency.

U.S. Senate Votes to Drop Rule on Auto-Lending Margins

April 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM

The U.S. Senate has narrowly agreed to drop a rule that capped auto dealer margins on indirect retail loans.

Infiniti Aims to Triple China Sales in 5 Years

April 19, 2018 at 9:24 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti luxury brand aims to more than triple its annual sales in China to 150,000 within five years.

March Sales Drop 5% in Europe

April 18, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Demand for new passenger vehicles in Europe fell to 1.84 million units last month from 1.94 million in March 2017, according to industry trade group ACEA.

VW Group Posts Record Sales in March

April 17, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Volkswagen AG’s car, van and truck sales grew 5% to a record 1.04 million units last month, fueled by a 10% gain to 391,400 units in Asia Pacific.

VW Brand Begins Global Ad Agency Review

April 16, 2018 at 5:16 PM

Volkswagen AG is preparing to launch a global review of the creative agencies handling advertising for its VW brand, Advertising Age reports.

Opel, Vauxhall to Relaunch Dealer Networks

April 16, 2018 at 4:13 PM

PSA Group says the Opel and Vauxhall brands it acquired last year will revamp their entire European dealer networks.

China Sales Up for GM, Down for Ford

April 16, 2018 at 1:57 AM

General Motors hiked retail sales in China 2% to a record 352,300 units last month, but Ford’s deliveries dropped 11% to 83,700 vehicles.

Mercedes Picks Two Cities for U.S. Subscription Test

April 13, 2018 at 12:47 AM

In June, Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit will begin testing a vehicle subscription service in the U.S. through dealerships in Nashville, Tenn., and Philadelphia, Pa.

Vehicle Wholesales in China Rise 5%

April 12, 2018 at 12:27 PM

Factory deliveries of new vehicles to dealers in China climbed 5% to 2.66 million units in March, the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers reports.

SUVs Capture 28% of India’s Car Market

April 11, 2018 at 12:41 AM

Demand for SUV/crossover vehicles in India has reached a record high 28% of the country’s passenger vehicle market.