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Auto sales in March and first quarter down nearly across the board

Only Honda and Hyundai managed to buck the downward trend

Only Honda and Hyundai managed to buck the downward trend.

Cars drive an increase in U.S. retail spending

And we're buying more gasoline to go with our new cars

And we're buying more gasoline to go with our new cars.

Auto sales skid in April as demand falls and competition intensifies

It seems like the long sales boom might be over

Major automakers on Tuesday posted lower U.S. new vehicle sales in April as consumer demand continued to weaken and competition intensified following a lengthy boom for the industry. Auto sales have been on a bit of a roller coaster ride this year, with a weak performance in February followed by a jump in sales for some automakers in March.

Trucks, SUVs — and Camry — shine in mixed U.S. January vehicle sales

But incentive-heavy automakers "are now selling the deal instead of the vehicle. That's a tough spot to be in."

But incentive-heavy automakers "are now selling the deal instead of the vehicle. That's a tough spot to be in."

Mixed sales results, but automaker stocks rise on need for cars in Houston

It's shaping up to be another down month industrywide.

Automotive sales figures for August 2017 are starting to be reported.

Harvey to drive vehicle sales: 500,000 may need to be replaced

DETROIT — Tropical Storm Harvey is likely to briefly depress already-slowing U.S. auto sales, but will eventually boost demand as damaged cars are replaced, analysts said on Tuesday. The catastrophic flooding in Houston, the fourth-largest U.S. city, could mean 2 percent fewer vehicles will be sold in August than previously expected, according to Edmunds.com. ​"In subsequent months we'll likely see a slight localized bump in sales as the recovery takes hold and people are ab

April auto sales will likely be down 2 percent

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in April likely fell almost 2 percent from a year earlier, with consumer discounts remaining at levels high enough to threaten the industry's long-term health, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Tuesday. The consultancies also lowered their full-year 2017 forecast for new vehicle sales to 17.5 million units, from a previous forecast of 17.6 million. April U.S. new vehicle sales will be about 1.48 million units, a drop

What scandal? VW tops Toyota as world's largest automaker

Sales are down in US, but we're one of VW's smallest markets.

Scandal isn't affecting VW's overall numbers.

Despite scandal, Volkswagen is the world's top-selling carmaker

Volkswagen's 2.49 million global deliveries made the German company the world's largest automaker for Q1, but Toyota was a very close second place.

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March 2016: Cracks In The Sales Armor Edition

Is it all downhill from here?

Auto sales fell short of projections in March of 2016, leading some to believe the market has peaked and we're on the way back down to normal levels.

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February 2016: Leap Year Edition

Trucks and crossovers are so hot right now.

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January 2016: Weathering The Storm Edition

Winter weather and a lack of weekends hurt vehicle sales in January, 2016. Still, sales of crossovers and SUVs remain strong, and the full year is expected to rebound.

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December 2015: Records Are Meant To Be Broken Edition

It's official, folks: 2015 was a record year for automobile sales in the United States. We break down each automaker's individual sales performance from December.

US auto sales hit a record 17.47 million vehicles in 2015

Low Fuel Prices, Easy Credit Power Best Sales Year Ever

US auto sales reached a record volume of over 17.47 million vehicles for 2015 to beat a record last set in 2000.

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October 2015: Such Great Heights Edition [UPDATE]

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.

GM global sales off slightly this year

GM's global volume is seeing a slight dip with sales down 1.3 percent for the year and 3.1 percent in the third quarter.

Worst-Selling Cars of the Month

There are lots of reasons some cars don't sell well. Some are too expensive, and others aren't competitive. Here are a few standouts from September 2015.

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September 2015: Shooting For New Records Edition

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.

China's auto sales continue to drop

The Chinese auto market is continuing to get weaker, and August was the third consecutive month with falling sales there. Domestic automakers are growing, while some foreign brands are struggling.

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