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    By The Numbers: November 2013: Gobble Gobble Edition

    The US auto industry will be giving thanks after a month of sales for November worth celebrating. Automakers were facing a potentially tough month, at least compared to the same month last year, which saw increased sales in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy from pent up demand. Volvo, for example, ...

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    By The Numbers: October 2013: Shut What Down? Edition
    US Automakers Lead Month After Gov't Shutdown 1383332100

    There was little doubt that the government shutdown, which occupied 16 days of an already-short month, put downward pressure on US auto sales during the month of September. If you weren't one of the 800,000 federal employees who were furloughed without pay during the crisis, you may have been one ...

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    Report: US auto sales look to hit 16 million in 2014

    America's automotive industry continues to boom, with analysts predicting that sales in 2014 will reach over 16 million units while marking just the second time since World War II that the industry has seen five consecutive years of growth. The estimates, if correct, would represent a ...

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    By The Numbers: August 2013: Sizzling Summer Edition

    Honda, Toyota And Nissan Make Big Gains, Domestics Not Far Off The summer sales season came to a close last month with all of the major auto companies we follow posting double-digit sales increases in August. Smaller companies with multiple brands like Jaguar-Land Rover, which was up a ...

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    By The Numbers: July 2013: It's Gettin' Hot In Here Edition [UPDATE]

    Sales figures for the US auto industry during July 2013 are in, and the big automakers should be pleased with the numbers they're seeing. American Honda led the pack with a 20.95-percent rise in sales last month, followed by Toyota Motor Company with a 17.28-percent gain and General Motors, which ...

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    Report: Car dealerships selling more cars per store than ever before

    A consulting firm has boosted its auto sales estimate for 2012 to 14.3 million vehicles, but the big news is that, in aggregate, dealers are again making money selling cars. Bloomberg reports that annual sales per dealer will jump to 805 vehicles according to Urban Science. That would be a new ...

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    By The Numbers: May 2012: Too Good To Be True Edition

    Toyota and Honda Outperform Against Backdrop of Earthquake-Related Shortages Without context, one might think that sales for the U.S. automotive industry in May were off-the-charts good. Look at brands like Toyota and Honda, sales of which were up an astonishing 88.9 and 46.0 percent, ...

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    Report: 2012 U.S. auto sales on pace to be best in five years

    Bloomberg reports that if U.S. auto sales continue at their current pace, 2012 will mark the best year for the industry since 2007. The news comes after word that both Ford and Chrysler have slimmed or entirely eliminated the traditional summer shutdown at their manufacturing facilities to keep ...

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    Report: Hyundai quarterly profit up 46% to $1.75B

    Hyundai has had a big year, and the results are showing in the form of healthy profits. According to BusinessWeek, the Korean automaker earned $1.75 billion in the first quarter, up 46 percent versus the first quarter of 2010. Overall revenue was up 21 percent to $17 billion. Sales volume was ...

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    NADA projects 11.3% rise in auto sales in 2011

    The US Auto Industry may be looking at a 2011 filled with sales gains, if NADA's forecasters are correct. The National Automobile Dealer's Association predicts that US auto sales will rise 11.3 percent. That puts total volume just shy of 13 million units. The reason for the increase? The average ...

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    By the Numbers - April 2010: Don't Count Chrysler Out Edition

    Chrysler comes roaring back Sure, Chrysler Group sales were up an astonishing 25 percent last month and its dealer network deserves a pat on the back for clearly working their backsides off in April. That said, let's not forget the low bar that Chrysler had set for itself last year. Heading into ...

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    Were more cars sold in China than in the U.S. last month? GM thinks so...

    When you need to reach 46 years into America's past to find comparable auto industry numbers, it's all right to start thinking "Maybe this is pretty serious..." Various estimates of January 2009 U.S. car sales hover around 660,000. According to General Motors executive Mike DiGiovanni, that's "the ...

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    U.S. car sales in the doldrums to infinity until 2012 and beyond

    There were about three million fewer cars sold in 2008 than 2007. Based on 2007's numbers, it would be the same as if Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Lexus, MINI, Porsche, and Saab all closed their doors in 2008. In terms of pure automotive carnage, that's not the kind of damage you can ...

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    Volkswagen, Porsche post strong U.S. sales

    March sales in the U.S. for the two German brands showed strong gains, with VW sales up nearly 24 percent while premium brand Porsche posted its best-ever March sales.Volkswagen sales totaled 20,730 units in March, which brings total sales for the first quarter of 2006 to 53,296 units, up ...


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