Sales in India Slip Again for Maruti Suzuki

January 02, 2019 at 1:46 AM

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., India’s largest carmaker, says a 36% drop in exports last month cut its overall sales volume by 1% to 128,300 units.

Italy Plans Taxes on Gas Guzzlers, Subsidies for “Green” Cars

December 31, 2018 at 12:23 AM

Italy’s parliament has approved  incentives on fuel-efficient vehicles and higher taxes for new cars with poor fuel economy and high carbon dioxide emissions.

Tesla Prepares Leasing Unit in Shanghai

December 27, 2018 at 1:49 PM

Tesla Inc. is setting up a wholly owned leasing unit in Shanghai.

Truck Sales Advance 3% in Europe

December 21, 2018 at 9:44 AM

European sales of commercial trucks and buses grew 3% to 225,100 units in November, trade group ACEA reports.

Subaru Tops IIHS’s Safest-Model Awards for 2019

December 19, 2018 at 4:30 PM

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says 57 of the car and light truck models it tested this year have won 2019 its “Top Safety Pick +” or “Top Safety Pick” awards.

Mercedes Cuts China Prices for Cars from U.S.

December 18, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit says it will lower Chinese prices on four U.S.-produced models in response to China’s plan to drop import tariffs on such vehicles to 15% from 40%.

U.S. Dealer Inventories Hit 7-Month High

December 17, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Dealer supplies of unsold new cars in the U.S. in early December reportedly crept to a seven-month high of 4.06 million units.

Car Sales in Europe Fall 9%

December 14, 2018 at 2:41 AM

New-car deliveries across Europe dropped to 1.16 million units in November from 1.26 million in the same month last year, according to trade group ACEA.

Renault to Phase Out Most Rebadged Dacia Models

December 13, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Renault SA intends to stop selling Dacia cars under its own name and enable the Romanian brand to establish its own distinctive produce lineup.

Domestic Brands Suffer as China Car Sales Sink

December 12, 2018 at 5:04 PM

China’s domestic carmakers are taking the brunt of the country’s new-car sales slump, according to The Nikkei.

Car Sales in China Skid 18%

December 11, 2018 at 2:12 PM

Retail demand for new passenger vehicles in China dropped for the sixth consecutive month in November, plunging 18% to 2.05 million units, according to the China Passenger Car Assn.

Detroit Auto Show Outlines New Date Details

December 11, 2018 at 1:41 AM

The Detroit auto show will move from mid-January next month to June 13-20 in 2020.