September Car Sales Rise 14% in Europe

October 16, 2019 at 8:09 AM

Registrations of new passenger vehicles across Europe jumped 14% to 1.29 million units in September, thanks to abnormally low volume in the same month in 2018, says trade group ACEA.

September Car Sales Fell 5% in China

October 15, 2019 at 12:40 AM

Passenger car wholesales in China slid 5% to 2.27 million units last month, according to the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers.

EV, Hybrid Sales in China Plummet 32%

October 14, 2019 at 2:26 PM

Retail sales of electrified passenger vehicles in China in the first eight months of 2019 plunged by one-third to 793,000 units.

Worldwide Car Sales Dropped 3% in September

October 14, 2019 at 1:08 PM

Global sales of light-duty vehicles in September declined 3% year on year to 7.75 million units, LMC Automotive calculates.

Wholesales in India Skidded 24% in September

October 14, 2019 at 1:35 AM

Factory sales of passenger vehicles in India fell 24% to 233,300 units last month, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers reports.

GM Sales in China Drop 18% in Third Quarter

October 10, 2019 at 4:09 PM

General Motors Co. reports it sold 689,500 cars and light trucks in China in July-September, down 18% from the same period in 2018.

VW Boosts New-Car Inventories in U.K.

October 10, 2019 at 12:12 AM

Volkswagen AG says it has bolstered it new-car supplies in the U.K. to cope with expected supply disruptions when Britain exits the European Union on Oct. 31.

Car Sales in Russia End 8-Month Losing Streak

October 08, 2019 at 12:13 AM

Sales of cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia totaled 157,100 units last month, virtually unchanged from September 2018.

Mercedes Posts Record 3Q, September Sales

October 07, 2019 at 5:37 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz brand reports record-high deliveries in September and the third quarter of 223,800 units and 590,500 units, respectively.

India’s Used-Car Market to Grow 50% by 2023

October 07, 2019 at 1:33 AM

India’s used-car market will expand to 6.6 million vehicles per year by 2023 from 4.4 million in the current fiscal year, predicts online marketplace OLX.

Car Sales Advance 1% in U.K.

October 04, 2019 at 10:51 AM

New-car registrations in the U.K. rose 1% to 343,300 units last month compared with below-normal sales in September 2018.

China’s Used-Car Sales Expand 4%

October 03, 2019 at 6:13 PM

Sales of used passenger cars in China rose 4% year on year to 9.27 million units in January-August.