Retail Car Sales in China Slide 17%

May 10, 2019 at 10:29 AM

Retail deliveries of new passenger vehicles in China fell 17% to 1.54 million units last month, according to the China Passenger Car Assn.

Car Sales Slip 1% in Germany

May 06, 2019 at 3:41 PM

April new-car sales in Germany dipped 1% year on year to 310,700 units, the country’s federal motor transport authority reports.

April Sales Gain in Italy, Spain

May 03, 2019 at 11:49 AM

New-car demand in Italy and Spain rose last month, reversing recent downturns in both markets, according to trade and government sources.

Hyundai’s Global Sales Drop 6%

May 02, 2019 at 2:52 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. reports its unit sales in April slid 6% year on year to 368,900 cars and SUV/crossover vehicles.

Maruti Suzuki Sales Plunge to 7-Year Low

May 02, 2019 at 1:40 PM

Maruti Suzuki India ltd., the country’s largest carmaker, says its sales in April plummeted 17% to 143,200 units, led by a 20% drop to 131,400 domestic deliveries.

Ford Targets Best-in-Class “Customer Experiences”

May 02, 2019 at 9:05 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it has doubled its investment in customer service programs this year and is rolling out a variety of new initiatives to help improve retention rates.

FCA Drops Monthly Sales Reports in U.S.

May 02, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it will join U.S. rivals General Motors and Ford switching from monthly to quarterly sales reports this year.

UPDATE: U.S New-Car Sales Sag Again

May 01, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Passenger vehicle sales in the U.S. slipped 2% to 1.32 million units in April, in spite of an extra selling day.

Volvo Launches Online Buying Service in U.K.

May 01, 2019 at 3:38 PM

Volvo Car Corp. has begun testing an upscale, online car buying service in the U.K.

Daimler Drops ForTwo Minicar in U.S., Canada

April 30, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Daimler AG confirms it will stop selling its slow-selling ForTwo city car in the U.S. and Canada this autumn when the 2019 model year ends.

U.S. Dealer Inventories Near 15-Year High Highs

April 29, 2019 at 12:51 AM

New-car dealers in the U.S. are sitting on inventories of nearly 4.2 million unsold vehicles, only 114,300 units short of the any-month record set in May 2004.

PSA’s Group Revenue Slips as Unit Sales Drop 16%

April 25, 2019 at 2:13 AM

PSA Group says its unit sales skidded 16% to 886,000 cars in January-March, mainly because of suspended operations in Iran.