Car Sales Continue to Shrink in Russia

July 09, 2019 at 1:02 PM

Deliveries of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia declined 3% to 151,200 units in June, says the Moscow-based Assn. of European Businesses.

Car Sales in Germany Drop 5% on Fewer Selling Days

July 05, 2019 at 5:28 AM

Registrations of new cars in Germany slid 5% to 325,200 units last month, according to the country’s KBA transport authority.

New-Car Sales Drop 10% in Canada

July 04, 2019 at 4:01 AM

Demand for new cars in Canada fell 5% 984,600 units in the first half of 2019, including a 10% drop to 182,300 vehicles in June.

U.S. Car Sales Declined 3% in June

July 03, 2019 at 11:29 AM

Sales of new cars and light-duty trucks in the U.S. fell 3% to 1.51 million units last month. But the annualized sales pace remained above a health 17 million units.

Tesla Sets Quarterly Sales Record

July 02, 2019 at 6:07 PM

Tesla Inc. says it delivered an any-quarter record 95,200 electric cars in April-June, more than double the volume in the same period last year.

ACEA Cuts European Sales Outlook to 1% Decline

June 28, 2019 at 11:14 AM

ACEA, Europe’s automotive trade group, says it now expects that sales of passenger vehicles within the European Union will dip 1% to about 15 million units in 2019.

Detroit Auto Show Reveals Huge Expansion for 2020

June 27, 2019 at 3:19 PM

The Detroit auto show’s move from January to June next year will nearly double the event’s footprint with 1 million sq ft of new outdoor space along the Detroit riverfront.

U.S. Car Market Slowdown Builds Momentum

June 26, 2019 at 5:52 PM

U.S. new-car sales, which totaled 17.3 million units last year, will slide to 6.8 million this year and 16.5 million in 2020, Cox Automotive Inc. forecasts.

Commercial Truck Sales Jump 9% in Europe

June 25, 2019 at 2:49 AM

Retail sales of commercial vehicles across Europe climbed 9% to 238,800 trucks and buses in May.

Porsche Tests Insurance for U.S. Customers

June 20, 2019 at 4:16 PM

Porsche AG is offering its own insurance for customers in Illinois and Oregon through a plan that touts a low base price and rates based on actual miles driven.

Hyundai Brands Top J.D. Power Quality Ratings Again

June 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its Genesis and Kia brands swept the top three spots in J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study for the second consecutive year.

Report: Tesla Refocuses Asian Operations on China Region

June 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Tesla Inc. is replacing its Asia Pacific marketing arm with a new division that will focus on China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, sources tell Bloomberg News.