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Mazda Zoom-Zooms Toward Luxury, Aims For 400,000 U.S. Sales By 2016

Mazda Zoom-Zooms Toward Luxury, Aims For 400,000 U.S. Sales By 2016

Toyota has Lexus. General Motors has Cadillac. Volkswagen has Audi (and Porsche, and Bentley, and quite a few others). But Mazda has only Mazda. According to AutoNews, that's a problem. Mazda is feeling pressure to distinguish itself from increasingly competitive mass-market automakers, so it's... read more

November 26, 2012 by  - 8
 
Car sizes through the years, cropped (infographic via Automotive.com)

Small Cars Ain't What They Used To Be: Infographic

Yesterday, we pointed out that small cars have been selling like hotcakes -- tiny, 110-cubic-foot-sized hotcakes. Today, they represent 19.3% of America's new-car purchases... read more October 9, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Dodge Dart

Car Prices Soar, Incentives Plummet

The good news is, car sales are soaring. Most automakers have already released figures for September, leaving analysts' expectations in the dust. The bad news is, that means... read more October 3, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Dodge Journey

September Auto Sales Surge Past Estimates, Buoyed By Lenders

For yet another month, auto sales proved to be one of the U.S. economy's bright spots, complementing the news this past week that house prices are on an upward trend... read more October 2, 2012 by  0


 
Teen driver

Auto Sales Barreling Ahead, But Trucks & SUVs Lag

The U.S. economy is giving mixed signals these days. Stocks are up, as are home sales, but hiring -- though not on the decline -- is often described as anemic. And yet, the... read more September 25, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012

Dodge Dart Slow Off The Mark, But Chevy Volt Sales Surge

Here are two news items you might not have expected: sales of Chrysler's highly anticipated Dodge Dart have been shockingly slow out of the starting gate, but the... read more August 30, 2012 by  4


 
2012 BMW M6 Coupe

BMW May Have Fudged Sales Stats To Remain #1 Luxury Brand

For years, Lexus sat at the top of America's luxury heap. Then came some product stagnation, a few unpleasant recalls, and a terrible natural disaster, which bumped Lexus... read more August 16, 2012 by  0


 
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Good Deals Hard To Find, Thanks To Strong Sales, Easy Credit

Summers are usually slow at auto dealerships, but this year has been an exception. That's great news for folks working the sales floors, but not so good for shoppers hoping... read more August 3, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Chrysler Posts Dizzying Profits, But Will Fiat Kill Its Buzz?

Last week, Ford's second-quarter earnings figures proved that the automaker is still going strong, but also showed that Europe's financial woes are hindering Ford's progress... read more July 31, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Lexus LFA right-hand drive model

Toyota Regains Title Of World's Best-Selling Automaker

Last year was rough for Toyota. Like businesses and individuals across Japan, the company suffered devastating setbacks following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Later... read more July 26, 2012 by  3


 
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June Auto Sales May Have Hit A Record High

There's good news and bad news for folks in the automotive sector. GOOD NEWS We'll start with the good news (because it's Monday, and kicking off with the bad stuff seems... read more July 2, 2012 by  0


 
TrueCar.com sales projections for May 2012

Zoom-Zoom: Analysts Predict 32% Growth In New Car Sales

Looking for a bit of good news to send you off on your long, holiday weekend?* According to TrueCar.com, May's new vehicle sales should come in 32% above May 2011. As... read more May 25, 2012 by  5


 
2012 Toyota Prius V

Study: Only About 1 In 3 Hybrid Owners Wants Another Hybrid

With gas prices hovering just under $4 a gallon and fuel-efficient cars selling as fast as Suzanne Collins novels, you'd think that demand for hybrids would be through the... read more April 10, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Detroit Makes Good: March Auto Sales Soar To Record Levels

If auto sales—now at their highest level in four years—are any indication, Americans are feeling a lot more confident. GM, Ford, and Chrysler all reported strong... read more April 3, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Toyota Prius C, as shown at 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

March Sales Hit Record Highs, But Fuel-Efficient Cars Come At A Premium

Like the U.S. economy, America's auto market is slowly, steadily recovering from the aftershocks of the Great Recession. New sales data from Kelley Blue Book suggests that... read more March 22, 2012 by  0


 
Car lot

Americans Are Holding On To Their Cars Longer Than Ever

Given the recent recession and relatively high unemployment figures, it's no surprise that car owners are holding on to their vehicles for a long time. According to research... read more January 18, 2012 by  4


 

 
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