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Do ugly May car sales mean a recession is coming?

Do ugly May car sales mean a recession is coming?

The numbers are in, and as expected, May's auto sales stats are nothing to write home about. Is this a sign that America's headed toward a recession repeat? For tl;dr types, the answer is: probably not, but we may be witnessing a cool-down in the country's red-hot auto market. Auto sales in the... read more

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Volkswagen Beetle Concepts  (R-Line)

Despite Big Stumbles In The U.S. & China, Volkswagen Is Outselling Toyota (For Now, Anyway)

At first glance, it might seem that 2015 has been unkind to Volkswagen. U.S. sales of VW's mass-market brand have continued their long, long losing streak, down 2.6 percent... read more July 28, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford F-150

The 2015 Ford F-150 & The $10,000 Discount: Is America's Best-Selling Vehicle In Trouble?

Lots of folks are talking about the Ford F-150. The truck has been America's best-selling vehicle for the past several decades, and the F-Series in general has topped U.S... read more July 21, 2015 by


 
2016 Scion iA  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos (preview event)

Scion Lets You (Almost) Buy A Car At Home, Take Delivery At Dealership

The Scion niche small-car brand has long operated as a sort of laboratory for Toyota. And now it’s serving as a testbed for how the role of Toyota dealerships could... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
Ettore Bugatti Veyron Legend Edition

Bentleys & Bugattis Selling Much, Much Faster Than Hondas & Hyundais

Car sales are hot, hot, hot right now. In 2014, automakers moved 16.5 million vehicles in the U.S., and even conservative analysts predict that number could hit 17 million in... read more February 26, 2015 by


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Self-Driving Cars Could Slash Auto Sales By Nearly 50%

America's auto market is booming right now, but a study from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute suggests that today's sky-high sales figures could... read more February 12, 2015 by


 
Elon Musk

Elon Musk May Clean House In China Following Tesla's Terrible January Sales

The Chinese government dreams of highways and byways filled with zero-emission electric cars. Chinese drivers, however, don't share that vision -- at least not if Tesla... read more February 11, 2015 by


 
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IHS: GM, Ford Still Own The U.S. Auto Market, But Competition Is Getting Much Stiffer

A couple of decades ago, America's auto market seemed cleanly divided, with Detroit brands on one side and foreign makes on the other. Many of our parents and grandparents... read more December 22, 2014 by


 
Retail market share by body style, 2009-2014 (via IHS Automotive)

SUVs & Crossovers Outsell Sedans For The First Time Ever

For many years, SUVs and crossovers have been strong sellers in the U.S. -- heck, they're one of the reasons that Volkswagen hasn't been able to keep up with its competitors... read more July 17, 2014 by


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Hyundai Sonata to Equal Record Sales Level, Says U.S. CEO

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has been redesigned, and the company is brimming with confidence about the new mid-size sedan. The automaker's U.S. chief, Dave Zuchowski, says the... read more July 16, 2014 by


 
2014 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index

Mercedes, Infiniti, Lexus Dealerships Are Tops In Satisfaction, Tesla Ranks Last (But That's Okay)

UPDATED: See below Early July means different things to different people. For you, it probably means a bit of vacation, maybe some fireworks. For us, it means the release of... read more July 7, 2014 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

Despite Recall Headlines, GM Sales Remain Strong (For Now)

General Motors' PR team has been working overtime the past couple of months, trying to minimize the damage caused by countless recall-related headlines. The good news -- for... read more April 21, 2014 by


 
2014 Dodge Dart

The Dodge Dart Still Isn't Selling. Should Chrysler Can Cars Altogether?

There's no two ways about it: the Dodge Dart isn't selling. Just a year after its debut -- a debut heralded loudly throughout the automotive world -- the Dart's sales were... read more April 2, 2014 by


 
1936 Used Car Lot Quincy MA

At Best, Auto Sales Will Grow For 10 More Years, Then Go Into Permanent Decline

If you work in the auto industry, the good news is that the next ten years will be a bounteous decade for you and your peers. The bad news? After that, you might want to... read more February 28, 2014 by


 
Toyota FT-1

Toyota Zips Past GM To Remain World's Biggest Automaker, Setting New Goal

For the second year in a row, Toyota has driven to the top of the auto industry heap. According to Detroit News, the Japanese car company sold a record-setting 9.98 million... read more January 23, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue

Volkswagen Finally Green-Lights SUV For U.S., But Can It Salvage VW's Sales Goals?

In 2007, Volkswagen announced its intention to become the world's biggest automaker by 2018, but talking the talk has proven easier than walking the walk. Can a new SUV aimed... read more January 13, 2014 by


 

 
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