Carmakers Face Another U.S. Sales Decline

July 30, 2019 at 3:07 AM

Analysts say U.S. car sales in July probably slipped about 2% year-on-year, marking the seventh consecutive month of mild contraction.

Chinese Carmakers Cut Sales Forecast

July 26, 2019 at 1:33 AM

The China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers, which had predicted flat wholesales of cars in the country this year, now says factory shipments will drop 5% to 26.68 million units.

Aston Martin Cuts Sales, Investment Outlook

July 24, 2019 at 4:34 PM

Iconic British carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. has lowered its unit sales forecast 11%, trimmed its investment plans and is poised to cut production.

Truck Sales Rise Again in Europe

July 24, 2019 at 2:24 AM

June sales of commercial trucks and buses across Europe rose 3% to 263,600 units, as strong demand for heavy trucks offset a downturn in deliveries of light-duty commercial vehicles.

Subaru Tops J.D. Power Poll of Auto Brand Loyalty

July 18, 2019 at 12:30 AM

Subaru has ranked highest in brand loyalty among all major automotive makes offered in the U.S., according to a new J.D. Power study.

Car Sales Climb for Malaysian Brands

July 17, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Malaysia’s biggest domestic carmaker is raising its full-year sales forecast after posting a 4% gain in the first half of 2019.

June Car Sales Skid 8% in Europe

July 17, 2019 at 2:22 AM

Registrations of new cars and light trucks across Europe fell 8% to 1.49 million units last month, according to trade group ACEA.

Exports of "Green" Korean Cars Jumps Fivefold

July 16, 2019 at 4:43 PM

South Korea’s exports of electrified cars jumped from 35,000 units in 2012 to 196,000 last year, says the Korean Automobile Manufacturer Assn.

Renault Hopes New Models Will Revive Sales

July 16, 2019 at 4:14 PM

Renault SA predicts new models later this year will ease a 7% drop to 1.94 million vehicles in the company’s sales through the first half of 2019.

PSA’s Global Sales Plunge 13%

July 15, 2019 at 2:26 PM

PSA Group reports its global sales of 1.9 million vehicles in the first half of 2019, which is down 13% from the same period last year.

Car Sales Zoom 35% in Vietnam

July 15, 2019 at 2:20 AM

Demand for new cars in Vietnam grew 35% to 113,200 units in the first half of 2019, says the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Assn.

VW’s Global Retail Sales Rose 2% in June

July 12, 2019 at 5:18 PM

Volkswagen Group raised its vehicle deliveries in June 2% to 974,400 cars, trucks and buses, thanks to a 15% jump to 354,800 units in China.