Skip to main content

carsales

  • 0
    Report: Large SUV segment outpacing small car sales growth in America
    1280519940

    2011 Infiniti QX56 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Finally, after years and years of stagnation and painfully slow sales, small cars are starting to take a foothold in the United States. Or are they? While conventional wisdom makes us believe that Americans are ready to take the ...

  • 0
    Ford Mustang/Chevrolet Camaro May sales tally backstory
    1275924540

    It took a full year for the Ford Mustang to regain its pony car sales title versus the reborn Chevy Camaro, but May sales totals show that the 'Stang has finally regained its mojo. The far more powerful 2011 Mustang plays a huge roll in the comeback, but after originally reporting the upset, ...

  • 0
    Apple iPad to be used as sales tool by Mercedes-Benz dealers
    1275168720

    The resounding successes of the iPhone and iPad have Apple shareholders dancing in the streets, but one area in which Apple hasn't been as successful, however, has been business applications. In fact, until recently, Apple retail stores used Windows-based devices to ring up orders. Now, ...

  • 0
    Mazda3 unseats Honda Civic as Canada's best-selling car
    1274632560

    2010 Mazda3 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's a battle raging over the northern border between the Mazda3 and Honda Civic: the Mazda3's 5,436 units sold in April outdid the Civic by 135, and through the end of last month the Zoom-Zoom ride leads the Honda by just 21 units. The rest ...

  • 0
    A.T. Kearney forecasting 14.4 million U.S. vehicle sales in 2011... what do you think?
    1274379600

    2009 was the single worst sales year for the auto industry in 30 years, with just 10.4 million vehicles moving off dealer lots. Consultancy A.T. Kearney feels a lot better about 2010 and beyond, though, as pent-up demand is beginning to creep into the market. A.T. Kearney predicts that by the ...

  • 0
    Beijing 2010: 90% of Buicks in China bought for cold hard cash
    1272322800

    Beijing area Buick dealer – Click above for high res image gallery
    Over the course of the 20th century, the so-called "developed world" changed faster than at any time in recorded history, but not all parts of the world changed at the same pace. Late in the century some regions attempted to ...

  • 0
    The DetroitBureau.com on Autoblog with Paul Eisenstein
    1271709660

    Betting on small cars... My friend, Sam, is your classic Texan. Big home, big pool, big personality and, of course, a big car, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup that he uses a couple times a year to haul lumber and yard supplies from the local mega-mart. But most of the time he's sitting in Dallas ...

  • 0
    GM going to church to sell cars?
    1271336160

    Go to church on Sunday, sell on Monday? Well, not exactly, but General Motors will bring along the cream of its crop this Sunday, April 18, to the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church near Detroit, Michigan. For those interested in seeing the next wave of green technology, the procession will include ...

  • 0
    Report: Number of cars in the U.S. dropped by four million in 2009 - is America's love affair ending?
    1262649600

    2009 was not a good year for car sales. No surprises there. An interesting side effect of lowered sales last year, though, is that the total number of vehicles in the overall U.S. car fleet dropped. There were 250 million cars here in 2008, and only 246 million at the end of 2009. We may have ...

  • 0
    Bloomberg: U.S. auto sales "probably rose" in December
    1262382360

    This just in from Hard Numbers News: From 2000 to 2007, an average of 16.8 million vehicles were sold in the States. In 2008, that figure dropped to 13.2 million. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the tally for 2009 is expected to put the sales needle somewhere around 10.4 million. According to Bloomberg, ...

  • 0
    eBay Motors begins offering free vehicle history reports from Experian
    1257978540

    Consumers wary of purchasing vehicles off eBay may take a bit of comfort in the online auction site's announcement that all vehicles built since 1981 will now include free vehicle history reports effective today. The "AutoCheck" information, supplied by Experian Automotive, will detail whether ...

  • 0
    STUDY: Used car prices reached all-time high in September
    1255467480

    New car sales have been in a downward spiral for over a year now, and the big beneficiaries appear to be used cars (and repair shops). A study by Manheim Consulting shows that the company's Used Vehicle Value Index has risen to a record high of 118.5 in the month of September, up 1.8% versus ...

  • 0
    2010 Ford Taurus reportedly enjoying strong early sales in California
    1255011600

    2010 Ford Taurus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've already established that we feel the 2010 Ford Taurus is a lot more interesting than the boring and benign model it replaced, and sales totals are starting to reinforce our findings. September's sales tally revealed that the ...

  • 0
    Is BMW poised to take the luxury sales crown from Lexus?
    1252452480

    2009 BMW 3-Series - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lexus has been the undisputed king of luxury automotive sales in the U.S. for the 21st century. It hasn't even been close. BMW has played second fiddle the entire decade, but through the first eight months of 2009, the German luxury car ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Cash-For-Clunkers dealers instructed to kill engines with sodium silicate
    1248616680

    According to Bloomberg, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration got wind that some cars being turned in under Germany's Cash-For-Clunkers program were being certified as destroyed, but actually being resold. To prevent that scenario from repeating itself in the U.S., land of Honest Abe, ...

  • 0
    Henderson: GM to experiment selling cars through eBay Motors
    1247237880

    As part of its post-bankruptcy rebirth, General Motors plans to "experiment" selling its cars on eBay. At its press conference this morning, CEO Fritz Henderson let slip to members of the media that the automaker is engaged in talks with online auction site eBay "to revolutionize how people buy ...

  • 0
    REPORT: China passes U.S. in auto sales
    1247173020

    Most of the world has been knee deep in a wicked recession for quite a while, and auto sales have been hit especially hard. Here in the U.S., the numbers have been abysmal, as the first half of the year saw only 4.8 million sales through June. China, on the other hand, is running away with the ...

  • 0
    BREAKING: Chevrolet Camaro outsells Ford Mustang in June
    1246473720

    Despite having fewer model variations on the market, pent up demand for the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro appears to have been enough to send the bad Bowtie past Ford's redone Mustang in June. Sales figures for the month are beginning to trickle in today, and General Motors says it shifted 9,320 Camaro ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Analysts suggest new vehicles sales could rebound to 10M pace in June
    1246462200

    June auto sales will no doubt be ugly. In all likelihood, the sixth month of the year will be the 24th month in the past 25 to see a year-over-year sales decline. June could also bring a bit of good news, though, as an Automotive News poll of nine different industry analysts shows that sales may ...

  • 0
    POLL: 54% of Americans against Cash for Clunkers, 59% expect GM quality to dip under gov't. ownership
    1245781740

    America's "Cash for Clunkers" bill is on the cusp of being signed by President Obama, but according to a new survey by Rasmussen Reports, a majority of U.S. citizens aren't in favor of the plan. According to the telephone survey, fully 54% of those queried are against the measure, while 35% are in ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle