Car Sales Advance 1% in U.K.

October 04, 2019 at 10:51 AM

New-car registrations in the U.K. rose 1% to 343,300 units last month compared with below-normal sales in September 2018.

China’s Used-Car Sales Expand 4%

October 03, 2019 at 6:13 PM

Sales of used passenger cars in China rose 4% year on year to 9.27 million units in January-August.

Global Car Market to Shrink for 2-3 Years

October 03, 2019 at 5:43 PM

Global sales of light vehicles will decline year on year through at least 2021, predicts LMC Automotive at its annual outlook conference outside Detroit, Mich.

Tesla Posts 3Q Sales Record But Pace Lags

October 03, 2019 at 12:28 AM

Tesla Inc.’s sales hit a record 97,000 units in July-September, but that pace isn't enough to reach the company's full-year target of at least 360,000 electric cars.

Sept. Sales Revive in Germany, Italy, Spain

October 03, 2019 at 12:04 AM

September car sales surged in Germany, Italy and Spain relative to abnormally low volumes for the same month last year.

U.S. Domestic Brand Quarterly Sales Rise 1%

October 02, 2019 at 12:57 PM

Third-quarter sales of traditional U.S. domestic brand cars and light trucks advanced 1% to 1.88 million cars, light trucks and SUV/crossovers, according to the companies.

U.S. Sales Drop 13% for Foreign Brands

October 02, 2019 at 1:14 AM

Sales of foreign-brand passenger vehicles in the U.S. fell 13% to 704,300 units in September.

Car Sales Continue to Plummet in India

October 01, 2019 at 4:26 PM

India’s top-three carmakers are reporting another round of double-digit sales declines for September, the eighth consecutive month of shrinkage.

September Car Sales Rebound in France

October 01, 2019 at 2:18 PM

Registrations of new passenger vehicles in France climbed 17% to 173,400 units, industry trade group CCFA says.

Carmakers Turn to Record-High Discounts in U.S.

September 30, 2019 at 12:22 PM

Carmakers spent a record average $4,100 per vehicle on retail sales incentives in the third quarter to clear inventories of unsold new cars in the U.S., according to J.D. Power and LMC Automotive.

FCA to Pay $40 Million to Settle Fake-Sales Claim

September 30, 2019 at 1:47 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges that it misled investors about its financial performance by issuing bogus monthly U.S. sales figures between 2012 and 2016.

Rivian Plans Subscriptions for Its EVs

September 30, 2019 at 1:16 AM

Michigan-based Rivian Automotive LLC says it will offer customers a subscription option to buying the electric trucks and SUVs it plans to begin making next year at its factory in Normal, Ill.