Global Sales of Leaf EV Nearly Double

January 23, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Nissan Motor Co. says worldwide sales of its Leaf electric car surged 93% to nearly 89,400 units in 2018, thanks to a second-generation model with extended driving range, new styling and more technology.

Renault Hires a New Distributor in Indonesia

January 22, 2019 at 4:02 PM

Renault SA plans to expand its model lineup in Indonesia and has hired a new distributor to ignite consumer interest in them.

Tesla Cleared to Deliver Model 3 Sedans in Europe

January 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Tesla Inc. has been officially approved to begin delivering its Model 3 electric sedans in Europe by Dutch regulatory agency RDW.

Car Wholesales Drop in India

January 17, 2019 at 4:46 PM

Factory sales of new cars to dealers slipped by 1,000 units to 238,700 vehicles in December, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers reports.

December Car Sales Drop 9% in Europe

January 16, 2019 at 7:59 AM

New-car registrations across Europe shrank 9% to 1.04 million units in December, their fourth consecutive month of year-on-year decline.

PSA Sets Sales Record for 2018

January 15, 2019 at 3:33 PM

PSA Group reports that its worldwide vehicle sales climbed 7% to a record 3.88 million units in 2018, thanks to booming demand in Europe.

Global Light Vehicle Sales Shrank Last Year

January 15, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Worldwide sales of light vehicles dropped 7% in December, resulting in the market’s first full-year decline since 2009, LMC Automotive reports.

Cadillac Will Shut Down NYC Headquarters in April

January 15, 2019 at 12:02 AM

General Motors Co. plans to shut down the New York City headquarters of its Cadillac brand on April 1 and relocate that function to Warren, Mich.

Car Sales Grow 6% in Russia

January 14, 2019 at 9:47 AM

Deliveries of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia climbed 6% to 175,200 units in December, says the Moscow-based Assn. of European Businesses.

India Surpasses Germany in New-Car Sales

January 14, 2019 at 12:03 AM

India has surpassed Germany to become the world’s fourth-largest vehicle market in terms of unit sales, says LMC Automotive.

VW Group Sets New Sales Record

January 10, 2019 at 12:29 PM

Volkswagen AG delivered a record 6.24 million vehicles in 2018, up 15,000 units from the previous year.

Car Sales in China Fell 6% in 2018

January 09, 2019 at 10:02 AM

Retail demand for light vehicles in China dropped 6% to 22.7 million units in 2018, its first retreat in at least 20 years, says the China Passenger Car Assn.