Sales

Ford Tests Dealer Showrooms in Shopping Malls

August 07, 2019 at 12:09 PM

Ford Motor Co. has begun testing satellite vehicle showrooms in shopping malls.

Car Sales Drop 2% in Russia

August 06, 2019 at 1:31 PM

July deliveries of cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia slipped to 140,000 units from 143,500 in the same period last year.

FCA: No Profits for Maserati Until at Least 2020

August 06, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Officials at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV don’t expect the company’s Maserati luxury car unit will post a profit until at least 2020.

Audi Halts New Spending in India as Sales Stall

August 06, 2019 at 1:37 AM

Audi AG says it is suspending further investment in India until local sales volumes improve, The Economic Times reports.

New-Car Sales Rise 5% in Germany

August 05, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Demand for cars and crossover vehicles in Germany grew 5% to 332,800 units in July, according to KBA, the country’s motor transport agency.

Sales of Japanese Cars Plunge in Korea

August 05, 2019 at 2:28 AM

July sales of imported Japanese cars in South Korea plummeted 17% to 2,700 units because of a boycott sparked by trade restrictions imposed by Japan.

New-Car Deliveries Fall 2% in France

August 05, 2019 at 1:47 AM

Retail sales of new passenger vehicles in France slipped 2% to 172,200 units in July in spite of one more selling day during the month this year.

U.S. Demand for Foreign Brands Rises 1%

August 01, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Foreign-brand carmakers reported an increase in their combined sales in the U.S. last month to 784,900 units from 775,200 in July 2018.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Cedes Top Sales Crown

July 30, 2019 at 5:12 PM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance fell in the first half of 2019 from first to third among the world’s top-selling carmakers.

Foreign Brands Continue to Shun Tokyo Auto Show

July 30, 2019 at 11:50 AM

Only four foreign carmakers plan to exhibit at this year’s Tokyo auto show in October.

Carmakers Face Another U.S. Sales Decline

July 30, 2019 at 3:07 AM

Analysts say U.S. car sales in July probably slipped about 2% year-on-year, marking the seventh consecutive month of mild contraction.

Chinese Carmakers Cut Sales Forecast

July 26, 2019 at 1:33 AM

The China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers, which had predicted flat wholesales of cars in the country this year, now says factory shipments will drop 5% to 26.68 million units.