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With One Month Remaining, Sales On Pace To Top 18 Million In 2015

Cheap credit and cheaper gas prices are continuing to fuel one of the greatest sales runs in automotive history.


Volt Demand Offsets Some Of The Diesel Stench

Green-car sales stabilize a tad as Toyota Prius demand rises.


It's looking more and more like 2015 will turn into a record year for new car sales in the United States, with projections topping 18 million.


Plug-In, Hybrid Sales Up From A Year Earlier

September green-car sales fall a bit as diesel scandal throws numbers off.


2015 is shaping up to be a record year for new vehicle sales in the United States, potentially eclipsing the previous record of 17.395 million units that was set in 2000.


Toyota Prius, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt All Have A Slow Month

August's US green-car sales plunged 22 percent from a year earlier to about 50,000 vehicles.


Car shoppers in the United States are well on their way to buying over 17 million new cars and trucks in 2015. If that does indeed happen, it will be just the third time in history that milestone has been reached.


Nissan Leaf, GM, Ford All Have Tough Months

July green-car sales tumble almost 16 percent from a year earlier, as public waits for new hybrid, plug-in variants.


More than halfway through the 2015 calendar year, automotive sales remain steadfastly strong. Crossovers and SUVs are selling so well that the industry as a whole surged over five percent in July.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Nine cars we wish were convertibles; driving the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600; an Autoblog/Blipshift t-shirt contest. That's what was big on Autoblog for Thursday, April 16, 2015.


Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?

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


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.


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.


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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