Sales

May Car Wholesales Fell 16% in China

June 12, 2019 at 4:06 AM

Factory sales of new cars to dealers in China dropped 16% to 1.91 million units in May, according to the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers.

Car Sales in U.K. Dropped 5% in May

June 06, 2019 at 6:32 PM

New-car registrations in the U.K. continued to slide in May, falling 5% to 183,700 units, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports.

May Sales Up in Germany, Down in Italy

June 06, 2019 at 11:11 AM

New-car registrations in Germany climbed 9% to 333,000 units in May, but sales in Italy dipped 1% to 197,300 units.

FCA Sales Chief Bigland Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

June 06, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV claims in a whistleblower lawsuit that FCA docked his pay because he cooperated with a U.S.

Korea Extends Tax Cut in Bid to Boost Car Sales

June 05, 2019 at 2:18 AM

South Korea is extending a 30% cut in its consumption tax on cars for another six months to bolster sagging auto sales in the country.

Ford Drops Edge in U.K.

June 04, 2019 at 11:56 AM

Ford Motor Co. is discontinuing its Edge midsize crossover vehicle in the U.K.

U.S. Car Sales Slip Again in May

June 04, 2019 at 1:19 AM

Demand for cars and light trucks in the U.S. dipped by 5,200 units to 1.59 million vehicles last month, dragged down by shrinkage for Ford, General Motors and Honda.

22 Brands Opt Out of Frankfurt Auto Show

June 03, 2019 at 12:52 AM

This year’s Frankfurt auto show in September won’t include 22 vehicle brands, according to Automobilwoche.

Report: China’s Car Sales Will Be Flat This Year

May 31, 2019 at 1:43 PM

New-car sales in China will total about 28.1 million this year, unchanged from last year’s volume, the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers predicts.

Tesla Takes Orders, Cuts Price for China-Built Model 3s

May 31, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Tesla Inc. has begun accepting orders in China for locally built versions of its Model 3 electric sedan.

Nissan Study Suggests Renewed Interest in Sedans

May 30, 2019 at 12:45 PM

Contrary to recent sales trends, four in five Americans who don’t currently own a sedan say they would consider buying one in the future, according to a study commissioned by Nissan Motor Co. 

Musk Monitoring Tesla Delivery Issues Every 2 Days

May 30, 2019 at 2:13 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk has begun holding conference calls every two days with staff in Asia, Europe and the U.S. to find ways to accelerate its pace of electric-car deliveries.