Maruti Suzuki Sales Plunge to 7-Year Low

May 02, 2019 at 1:40 PM

Maruti Suzuki India ltd., the country’s largest carmaker, says its sales in April plummeted 17% to 143,200 units, led by a 20% drop to 131,400 domestic deliveries.

Ford Targets Best-in-Class “Customer Experiences”

May 02, 2019 at 9:05 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it has doubled its investment in customer service programs this year and is rolling out a variety of new initiatives to help improve retention rates.

FCA Drops Monthly Sales Reports in U.S.

May 02, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it will join U.S. rivals General Motors and Ford switching from monthly to quarterly sales reports this year.

UPDATE: U.S New-Car Sales Sag Again

May 01, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Passenger vehicle sales in the U.S. slipped 2% to 1.32 million units in April, in spite of an extra selling day.

Volvo Launches Online Buying Service in U.K.

May 01, 2019 at 3:38 PM

Volvo Car Corp. has begun testing an upscale, online car buying service in the U.K.

Daimler Drops ForTwo Minicar in U.S., Canada

April 30, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Daimler AG confirms it will stop selling its slow-selling ForTwo city car in the U.S. and Canada this autumn when the 2019 model year ends.

U.S. Dealer Inventories Near 15-Year High Highs

April 29, 2019 at 12:51 AM

New-car dealers in the U.S. are sitting on inventories of nearly 4.2 million unsold vehicles, only 114,300 units short of the any-month record set in May 2004.

PSA’s Group Revenue Slips as Unit Sales Drop 16%

April 25, 2019 at 2:13 AM

PSA Group says its unit sales skidded 16% to 886,000 cars in January-March, mainly because of suspended operations in Iran.

Commercial Truck Sales in Europe Climb Again

April 25, 2019 at 2:10 AM

Deliveries of commercial vehicles across Europe grew 4% to 280,200 units in March, trade group ACEA reports. It was the third straight month of year-on-year gains.

Cadillac to Expand Dealer Network by Two-Thirds in China

April 23, 2019 at 2:30 PM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac brand says it aims to increase its dealer outlets in China by 66% to 500 locations.

1Q Car Sales Drop 13% in Indonesia

April 19, 2019 at 3:24 PM

New-car wholesales in Indonesia fell 11% to 90,200 units in March and 13% to 253,900 vehicles for the first quarter of 2019.

GM’s Entry-Level Baojun Brand in China Expands Upmarket

April 17, 2019 at 2:54 PM

General Motors and partners SAIC and Guangxi Automobile are expanding their entry-level Baojun brand in China upmarket with fancier models, a revamped logo and updated dealer showrooms.