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Summer Gas Price Surge Isn't Happening, Yet

US green-car sales in June fall from a year earlier as Toyota, General Motors demand suffers.

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If auto sales continue at their current and projected levels, more than 17 million new cars will be sold in 2015. And if that does indeed happen, it will be just the third time new-car sales in the United States will have hit that lofty peak.

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Plus: Notes On Supercars At Auction, Top Gear, And The 2016 Chevy Cruze

We curate the week's events with a focus on the implications of strong new car sales. Plus other news and notes from around the industry.

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Volkswagen Pretty Much The Lone Bright Spot Last Month

May 2015 US green-car sales fall 19 percent from a year earlier as Toyota, Nissan and Ford report big declines.

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Automakers had a record-setting May, led by a strong performance at Chrysler. What's more, the future is looking bright, with the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate nearing record levels.

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Chevrolet Spark Electric A Rare Bright Spot For Green-Car Demand

April green-car sales fall 20 percent from a year earlier on lagging demand for Prius, Leaf.

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Pickup trucks, crossovers and SUVs continue to sell strong, making up more than half of the total auto market. See all the sales data for April, 2015, here.

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Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?

Lower demand for hybrids, EVs again push down US green-car sales from year-earlier numbers

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Auto sales were up about a half of a percent overall in March, pushing the seasonally adjusted annual rate past 17 million. Fiat Chrysler Automotive and Subaru each set impressive records, too.

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While sales were up overall in February of 2015 when compared to the same month a year ago, cold and perilous winter weather had an impact, with numbers slightly lower than expected.

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Plug-in Vehicle Sales Up 5.8 Percent Largely on Tesla

Green-car sales fell 8.9 percent in February compared to 2014 numbers. Faltering Ford and GM sales led the way.

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These were the ten best-selling vehicles in the United States in January 2015. While the leader may not surprise you, we think you'll find plenty of interesting facts and figures in the list, and the finishing order sometimes changes dramatically from month to month.

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Automaker To Add 1,550 Jobs To Support Production

The 2015 Ford F-150 is off to a strong start. Here's why January's sales bode well for Ford's flagship pickup.

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The year 2015 appears to be picking up right where 2014 left off, with every single auto company that sells vehicles in the United States reporting gains when compared to the same period a year ago. Trucks were the biggest driving factor in the race for sales supremacy.

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Annual Green Car Sales Drop 6.5 Percent Compared To 2013

US green-car sales in 2014 fell 6.5 percent from a year earlier as gas prices plunge. December green-car sales fall 7.8 percent.

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We've compiled the sales numbers of all major automakers that sold cars and trucks in the United States in 2014. There are some standout performances, some noteworthy drops and overall very solid numbers in our chart that make it well worth a thorough examination.

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Another month of auto sales is in the books, and this month, there's a new nameplate at the top of the heap.

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Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second

Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second in every market.

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Last month, Nissan and BMW helped stem a disconcerting (for green-car watchers, at least) trend of declining year-over-year sales, as increased demand for the Japanese and German automakers' plug-in models made November slightly less painful than October. The year-over year decline of hybrid, plug-in and diesel sales narrowed to 10 percent in November from 13 percent in October, as Americans bought more than 43,000 new green cars. Last month's plug-in sales reversed their temporary decline, incr

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Low Gas Prices A Likely Culprit In Big Drop This Month

Like the sun rising in the east, we thought we could always count on year-over-year US plug-in vehicle sales to rise. No longer. Sadly, even counting Tesla Motors' sales isn't likely to change that.

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