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MEXICO: Sales surge 23%, break Nov. record

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-12-02 07:52
Sales of cars and light trucks set new records in Mexico for November and for the year to date as strong automaker financing overcame rising interest rates and a weaker peso.
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German sales gain nearly 2% as market heads for six-year high

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-12-02 07:23
German new-car sales rose by nearly 2 percent in November. Full-year sales are headed for their strongest growth in six years, the VDA industry association said.
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Rental company demand boosts Spain sales

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-12-02 05:37
Spanish new-car sales rose 14 percent in November pushed by strong demand from businesses and car rental companies.
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Italian sales jump 8% on business demand

AutoNews - Fri, 2016-12-02 05:14
Italian new-car sales rose 8.2 percent in November as business buyers rushed to benefit from tax breaks ending in December.
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Can trucks haul industry to victory lane?

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 18:45
The U.S. auto industry is on the cusp of a historic accomplishment. We might yet wring growth out of 2016.
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HYUNDAI-KIA: Fatter deals, small cars, crossovers drive Nov. records

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 17:45
Hyundai and Kia set sales records for November, reporting a combined 9 percent gain for the month, bolstered by fatter discounts and higher demand for compact cars and crossovers.
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LUXURY: Mercedes all but locks down U.S. title

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 16:00
Mercedes-Benz sold the most luxury autos in the U.S. again in November, virtually guaranteeing that the Daimler AG brand will take the full-year title from BMW.
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NISSAN: Trucks star at Nissan brand, Infiniti

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 15:00
Record November sales of light trucks gave the Nissan brand an 8 percent boost for the month. The same market trend lifted the Infiniti brand 3.6 percent, compared with a year earlier.
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Volvo picks McDonald's exec as first chief digital officer

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 14:33
Volvo has named Atif Rafiq its first chief digital officer, luring the longtime Silicon Valley executive from McDonald's, where he built the fast food giant's digital unit from scratch. Rafiq, who starts Jan. 2, will succeed Klas Bendrik.
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VW: Losing streak ends; Audi rolls on

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 14:30
Volkswagen of America posted a 24 percent gain in November sales, breaking a yearlong streak of falling sales and signaling that the worst retail effects of its diesel emissions scandal may be over.
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Penske acquires used-only dealership group

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:45
Penske Automotive Group is adding used-only vehicle dealerships.
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CANADA: Nov. sales rise 10% behind GM, Ford gains

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:00
Canada light-vehicle sales rose 10 percent in November behind strong double-digit gains at General Motors and Ford Motor Co. -- two of the country's three biggest automakers ranked by volume.
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CANADA: GM volume surges 31%, Ford gains 18%

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:00
GM Canada total sales increased 31 percent in November compared to November 2015, the company said today. Ford said it sold 24,472 vehicles in November, up 18 percent compared with the same month a year earlier.
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HONDA: New November record posted with 6.5% boost

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:00
American Honda reported record November sales, surpassing its 2014 mark as volume rose 6.5 percent to 122,924.
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GM: All four brands deliver as sales rise 10%

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:00
General Motors posted its largest year-over-year U.S. sales increase of 2016, as all four brands achieved retail gains but fleet deliveries rose for the first time in more than a year.
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FCA: Sales slip 14% despite strong month for Ram

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 13:00
FCA's November U.S. sales dropped 14 percent, despite stronger volume from the Ram brand.
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FORD: 5.1% gain spurred by incentives, SUVs

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 12:00
Aggressive incentive spending and strong demand for pricier trim levels of its newest vehicles helped Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. sales rise 5.1 percent in November, ending a four-month skid.
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Hyundai from inside Seoul headquarters

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 12:00
For anyone with even a remote interest in the inner workings of Hyundai Motor at its Seoul headquarters, Frank Ahrens' recently published book, Seoul Man, is truly an essential read.
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TOYOTA: Record truck sales drive 4.3% increase

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 11:45
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.'s November sales rose 4.3 percent to 197,645 vehicles compared with a year ago, propelled by record light-truck sales.
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U.S. sales rebound, climb 3.6%; SAAR remains strong at 17.83 million

AutoNews - Thu, 2016-12-01 10:15
After three straight monthly dips, U.S. light-vehicle sales in November rose 3.6 percent from a year earlier, helped by more generous deals and strong truck demand. Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and GM posted gains.
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