Nissan N. America Dealer Comms Back Online

August 23, 2019 at 2:02 AM

The system used by Nissan dealers in North America to report sales, check recalls, file warranty claims and place orders for cars and repair parts is back online after a four-day outage.

Nissan's U.S. Dealer Data System Goes Offline

August 21, 2019 at 12:05 PM

A Nissan Motor Co. data center in Denver has been offline since Sunday, cutting off the ability of Nissan and Infiniti dealers to order cars and parts, report sales, file warranty claims or track down cars at other dealerships.

VW Group Sales Drop 2% in July

August 20, 2019 at 1:45 PM

Volkswagen AG global sales slipped 2% last month, in spite of a slight gain in China.

Retail Car Sales in India Drop 11%

August 19, 2019 at 1:06 PM

Retail deliveries of passenger cars in India slid 11% to 243,200 units in July, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Assns. reports.

Tata Braces For Sharp Sales Drop in India

August 19, 2019 at 2:03 AM

India’s Tata Motors Ltd. has warned suppliers that its domestic passenger and commercial vehicle operations each may see sales drop by double digits through next spring.

Mercedes Continues to Outsell Audi, BMW in China

August 19, 2019 at 12:17 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz brand outsold rivals Audi and BMW through the first seven months of 2019, Automotive News reports.

July Car Sales Drop 31% in India

August 13, 2019 at 4:29 PM

Passenger vehicle sales in India plummeted 31% to 200,800 units last month, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers reports.

U.S. Vehicle Inventories at 27-Year High

August 13, 2019 at 10:28 AM

Stocks of unsold new cars entered August with an estimated 71-day supply in the U.S., the highest for that date in 27 years, according to Automotive News

Car Wholesales Drop 4% in China

August 13, 2019 at 1:52 AM

Factory sales of new cars to dealers in China slid 4% to 1.8 million units, marking the 13th consecutive month of year-on-year shrinkage, says the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers.

Global Car Sales Slipped 2% in July

August 12, 2019 at 12:26 PM

Worldwide deliveries of light vehicles slipped 2% to 7.30 million units last month, LMC Automotive reports.

EV Sales Fall in China

August 12, 2019 at 11:44 AM

Slumping demand for new cars in China has hit the country’s market for electrified models with the segment's first sales decline in more than two years.

Global Retail Sales to Shrink 3% This Year

August 09, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Worldwide retail sales of light-duty vehicles this year are likely to fall 3% to 92.1 million units, says Jeff Schuster, head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive.