Car Sales Set Record High in SE Asia

February 06, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Demand for new passenger vehicles in southeast Asia’s six largest markets grew 6% to an all-time record 3.57 million cars in 2018, The Nikkei reports.

More Shrinkage for U.K. Car Market

February 06, 2019 at 12:54 AM

New-car registrations in the U.K. declined 2% to 161,000 last month, continuing a downward trend that began last September.

Car Sales Slip 1% in Germany

February 06, 2019 at 12:19 AM

Registrations of personal vehicles in Germany totaled 265,700 units in January, down 1% from the same month last year, according to the country’s motor transport authority.

Honda Overhauls Its Dealer Network in India

February 05, 2019 at 1:14 AM

Honda Motor Co. says it is spending 2.7 billion rupees ($38 million) to revamp its entire network of 350 dealerships in India.

January Car Sales Slip 1% in France

February 05, 2019 at 12:40 AM

New-car registrations in France fell year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month in January, but by only 1% to 155,100 units, trade group CCFA reports.

Car Sales Slide 8% in Italy

February 04, 2019 at 12:12 PM

New-car sales in Italy fell 8% to 164,900 units in January, according to the government’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.

U.S. Car Sales Slip 1%

February 01, 2019 at 5:12 PM

New-car sales in the U.S. dipped by a mere 12,000 units year-on-year to 1.15 million in January, shrugging off the impact of a protracted federal government shutdown and record cold weather that hammered 48 states.

New-Car Sales Stall in India

February 01, 2019 at 1:12 PM

January sales reports from India’s largest carmakers indicate that the weakened market has stalled.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Tops Global Sales Again

January 30, 2019 at 9:04 AM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance sold 10.76 million cars and light trucks in 2018, up 1.4% from 2017, to remain the top-selling automotive group, according to company reports.

Geely’s Lynk & Co Unit to Launch Sales in Europe in 2020

January 29, 2019 at 2:44 PM

Geely Automobile Holding Co.’s Lynk & Co brand says it will open retail outlets in five European cities next year.

Attendance Dips 4% at Detroit Auto Show

January 29, 2019 at 2:39 AM

Ticketed attendance at this year’s Detroit auto show totaled 774,200 people, down about 35,000 visitors from last year’s event, according to organizers.

Truck Sales Fall 4% Across Europe

January 24, 2019 at 2:17 AM

December sales of commercial vehicles throughout Europe dropped to 205,100 units from 213,800 in the same period a year earlier.