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China auto sales fall 14.6% on year in April, 10th month of decline - Reuters
China auto sales fall 14.6% on year in April, 10th month of decline  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Vehicles sales in China, the world's largest auto market, fell 14.6% in April from the same month a year earlier, the country's biggest auto ...


6 types of used cars you should avoid at all costs if you want a good deal - Business Insider
6 types of used cars you should avoid at all costs if you want a good deal  Business Insider

If you don't know which makes and models to avoid, you may end up overpaying in the long run.


Payne: How Mustang dominates muscle cars — and Ford's future - The Detroit News
Payne: How Mustang dominates muscle cars — and Ford's future  The Detroit News

With the GT350 and other heartthrobs, Mustang is the dominant muscle car player. But its brand responsibilities stretch well beyond horsepower.


GM's potential Lordstown sale draws scrutiny - The Detroit News
GM's potential Lordstown sale draws scrutiny  The Detroit News

Amy Drennen, right, of Lordstown, Ohio, an employee at General Motors for 12 years, receives a hug from Pam Clark, as people gather in front of the General ...


U.S. Auto Sales Hit Massive Speed Bump. Yes, Even Jeep Wrangler Sales Declined - Fortune
U.S. Auto Sales Hit Massive Speed Bump. Yes, Even Jeep Wrangler Sales Declined  Fortune

This winter U.S. auto sales have been down, including usual sales champ Jeep Wrangler. Auto dealers are pulling back on discounts too.


U.S. Auto Sales Stumbled in First Quarter - The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Auto Sales Stumbled in First Quarter  The Wall Street Journal

Major auto makers posted declines in U.S. sales for the first quarter, adding pressure on car companies already grappling with weaker conditions in important ...


US auto sales are falling as prices for new vehicles jump to highest ever - CNBC
US auto sales are falling as prices for new vehicles jump to highest ever  CNBC

U.S. auto sales are falling as vehicle prices climb, indicating that buyers at the lower end are getting squeezed out of the new car market, according to a new ...


Car Dealer Lots Are Flush With Unsold Cars as Sales Are Expected to Drop - The Wall Street Journal
Car Dealer Lots Are Flush With Unsold Cars as Sales Are Expected to Drop  The Wall Street Journal

Car dealers are beginning 2019 with a heavier inventory of unsold vehicles on their lots, a situation that some analysts say will put pressure on them to cut ...


Automakers close out the year with decline in US new vehicle sales - CNBC
Automakers close out the year with decline in US new vehicle sales  CNBC

Major automakers on Thursday posted a weak finish to the year for U.S. new vehicle sales but remained bullish on the outlook for the economy even as much of ...


25 Best-Selling Cars, SUVs, and Trucks in America in 2018 - Car and Driver
25 Best-Selling Cars, SUVs, and Trucks in America in 2018  Car and Driver

While car sales for 2018 aren't going to match the record-breaking numbers of 2017, Americans did move a lot of metal this year. The market didn't soften as ...


US auto sales rise as SUVs, trucks dominate - CNBC
US auto sales rise as SUVs, trucks dominate  CNBC

Top U.S. automakers reported another month of rises in sales of sports utility vehicles and pick-up trucks on Thursday as American consumers continued to shun ...


Hangover From Tax ‘Euphoria’ Hits U.S. Car Buyers - Bloomberg
Hangover From Tax ‘Euphoria’ Hits U.S. Car Buyers  Bloomberg

Most major automakers capped the first quarter with declining U.S. sales again in March, as the sugar high from last year's tax cuts wore off and the economy lost ...


Auto sales projected to slow to lowest level in more than 4 years despite SUV and truck demand - CNBC
Auto sales projected to slow to lowest level in more than 4 years despite SUV and truck demand  CNBC

Americans are finally tapping the brakes when it comes to buying new vehicles, according to analysis of first-quarter sales by J.D. Power.


Craiglist to end free car listings - Autoblog - Autoblog
Craiglist to end free car listings - Autoblog  Autoblog

Craigslist, the free-classified colossus, will begin charging $5 to list a car or truck for sale.


U.S. Auto Sales Boom Will Finally End In 2019; Surely? - Forbes
U.S. Auto Sales Boom Will Finally End In 2019; Surely?  Forbes

U.S. auto sales are set to decline in 2019, although the end of the current boom has often been predicted. Most experts had expected sales to decline in 2018, ...


Auto dealers see slowing sales, sparking fears that a long-expected decline is here - CNBC
Auto dealers see slowing sales, sparking fears that a long-expected decline is here  CNBC

A growing number of auto dealers around the country is seeing a noticeable drop in retail sales and customer traffic, raising the possibility that a long-anticipated ...


Used-Car Sales Boom as New Cars Get Too Pricey for Many - The Wall Street Journal
Used-Car Sales Boom as New Cars Get Too Pricey for Many  The Wall Street Journal

The gap between the price of a new and used vehicle is as wide as it has been in years, pushing an increasing number of consumers to the used-car lot and ...


What auto dealers want credit unions to know about indirect lending - Credit Union Journal
What auto dealers want credit unions to know about indirect lending  Credit Union Journal

From availability issues to regulatory hurdles and changes in marketing strategies, dealers say there is plenty credit unions can do to improve relations between ...


US auto sales are expected to drop below 17 million for first time since 2014 - CNBC
US auto sales are expected to drop below 17 million for first time since 2014  CNBC

U.S. auto sales are tumbling further and further away from record highs hit just a few years ago. Automakers are projected to sell 16.8 million passenger vehicles ...


The 10 best-selling vehicles in the United States in 2018 were mostly trucks and SUVs - Fox News
The 10 best-selling vehicles in the United States in 2018 were mostly trucks and SUVs  Fox News

Americans bought over 17 million vehicles for the fourth year in a row in 2018, and 68 percent of them were trucks and SUVs, continuing a years-long trend ...


Don't Be Fooled: The U.S. Auto Sales Party Is Coming to an End - Bloomberg
Don't Be Fooled: The U.S. Auto Sales Party Is Coming to an End  Bloomberg

Carmakers have enjoyed an extended run of near-record U.S. sales and fat profits. But this year, it looks as if the party really will start to end. Interest rates are on ...


Healthy Global Auto Sales Growth Looks Doomed In 2019 - Forbes
Healthy Global Auto Sales Growth Looks Doomed In 2019  Forbes

Global car and SUV sales in 2019 are expected to fall slightly as the world economy stumbles, and the days of easy profits since the financial crisis for the ...


Auto Dealers, Startups Try Amazon-Style Ordering for Cars - The Wall Street Journal
Auto Dealers, Startups Try Amazon-Style Ordering for Cars  The Wall Street Journal

More car dealers, as well as startups, are offering direct sales through their websites, as consumers become more comfortable buying big-ticket items online.


The Next American Car Recession Has Already Started - Bloomberg
The Next American Car Recession Has Already Started  Bloomberg

These should be boom times for Detroit. Unemployment is at a half-century low, gasoline is cheap and auto sales in the U.S. were near record levels last year.


Why American auto companies no longer want to sell actual cars - Marketplace APM
Why American auto companies no longer want to sell actual cars  Marketplace APM

General Motors has some major restructuring plans underway, announcing that it will lay off up to 14,000 factory and white-collar workers in North America and ...


20 Best-Selling Cars And Trucks Of 2018 - Motor1.com
20 Best-Selling Cars And Trucks Of 2018  Motor1.com

The year is at an end, and it's the perfect time to get a gauge on what the best-selling vehicles of the year are. If it wasn't already clear from what's visible on the ...


China annual auto sales fall for first time in about two decades with more pain on the way - CNBC
China annual auto sales fall for first time in about two decades with more pain on the way  CNBC

Auto sales in China fell 3 percent in 2018 — their first decline in about two decades and a mild introduction to even more pain coming for automakers doing ...


Honda, Toyota, Nissan car sales plunge, but SUVs rise: U.S. auto sales likely up in August - USA TODAY
Honda, Toyota, Nissan car sales plunge, but SUVs rise: U.S. auto sales likely up in August  USA TODAY

U.S. auto sales were expected to increase slightly in August as Americans continue to show more interest in SUVs and pickups than passenger cars.


New cars sales expected to stall, dinging the Detroit 3 - Detroit Free Press
New cars sales expected to stall, dinging the Detroit 3  Detroit Free Press

New vehicles are piling up on U.S. car dealer lots, creating concern just as sales are expected to sputter. The inventory of unsold new cars on dealer lots rose ...


China's Car Sales Just Fell for First Time in Over 20 Years - Bloomberg
China's Car Sales Just Fell for First Time in Over 20 Years  Bloomberg

The growth engine for the world's car industry has been thrown into reverse, with China recording the first annual slump in auto sales in more than two decades ...


These are the 20 best-selling cars and trucks in America in 2018 - Business Insider
These are the 20 best-selling cars and trucks in America in 2018  Business Insider

According to data compiled by Kelley Blue Book and Business Insider, the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado, and Ram Pickup are the top three best-selling ...


Classic Car Investment Guide - How to Make Money on Vintage Autos - Bloomberg
Classic Car Investment Guide - How to Make Money on Vintage Autos  Bloomberg

It's driving season. The sunny skies and temperate weather make it just the right time to cruise around town with the top down or take a winding road trip.


Carmageddon for New Cars, But Used Cars are Hot - WOLF STREET
Carmageddon for New Cars, But Used Cars are Hot  WOLF STREET

The price of going upscale: New cars are too damn expensive, and Americans aren't buying them anymore. Based on new-vehicle sales data this year through ...


U.S. car buyers could face higher prices from import tariffs, auto industry warns - NBCNews.com
U.S. car buyers could face higher prices from import tariffs, auto industry warns  NBCNews.com

Automakers, car dealers and parts manufacturers have gone into high gear in a bid to derail the threat of new tariffs on foreign-made cars and car parts.


VW grabs global auto sales crown, but Renault-Nissan Alliance closes the gap - CNBC
VW grabs global auto sales crown, but Renault-Nissan Alliance closes the gap  CNBC

Volkswagen managed to hang on to its global sales crown last year despite an aggressive challenge from its Euro-Asian rival, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi ...


Tesla boom lifts Norway's electric car sales to record market share - Reuters
Tesla boom lifts Norway's electric car sales to record market share  Reuters

Almost 60 percent of all new cars sold in Norway in March were fully electric, the Norwegian Road Federation (NRF) said on Monday, a global record as the ...


Why are the Chinese buying fewer cars? - BBC News
Why are the Chinese buying fewer cars?  BBC News

As both the government and households try to reduce their debt levels, car sales across China are declining.


US Auto Sales, Q1 2019: Plenty of Red, Plus a Few Bright Spots - The Truth About Cars
US Auto Sales, Q1 2019: Plenty of Red, Plus a Few Bright Spots  The Truth About Cars

Talking heads have been warning for days that the auto industry should prepare itself for a rougher than usual ride in 2019, speculating that sales for the first ...


Tesla Is Betting It Can Sell Cars Online, Without a Test Drive - The Wall Street Journal
Tesla Is Betting It Can Sell Cars Online, Without a Test Drive  The Wall Street Journal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest strategic shift will be one of his biggest challenges: persuading mainstream consumers to purchase cars online the way they buy ...


Carmakers to Face More Pain as Sales in China Keep Sliding - Bloomberg
Carmakers to Face More Pain as Sales in China Keep Sliding  Bloomberg

Car sales in China continued to decline in January after their first full-year slump in more than two decades, adding to pressure on automakers who bet heavily ...


Craigslist now charging $5 for used car ads - Fox News
Craigslist now charging $5 for used car ads  Fox News

As if tax day weren't bad enough already, Craigslist has added a $5 charge for personal used car listings in the U.S., effective April 15. The popular online ...


Chinese drivers follow US motorists in buying more used cars - South China Morning Post
Chinese drivers follow US motorists in buying more used cars  South China Morning Post

Chinese consumers are discovering of late that new is not everything. They are switching gears to buy second-hand cars, as economic growth in mainland ...


25 Must-See Cars at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show - TheStreet.com
25 Must-See Cars at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show  TheStreet.com

Whether attending the 2019 Detroit Auto Show or not, there are a few must-see cars from the show....F.


Monthly auto sales reports likely to fade away - Detroit Free Press
Monthly auto sales reports likely to fade away  Detroit Free Press

The auto industry reported February new car sales, but GM and Ford did not release results. They do quarterly reports, analysts have mixed reactions.


Tempted by Holiday Car Sales? Be Ready for Higher Prices - The New York Times
Tempted by Holiday Car Sales? Be Ready for Higher Prices  The New York Times

Part of the increase in cost is the result of the “trickle-down” of luxury features, one car expert says. Safety features are also adding to the price.


China auto sales keep falling and falling - CNBC
China auto sales keep falling and falling  CNBC

Auto sales in China saw their biggest year-over-year drop so far in 2018.


Toyota pushes hybrids despite slowing gas-electric auto sales - CNBC
Toyota pushes hybrids despite slowing gas-electric auto sales  CNBC

Toyota's emphasis of hybrids comes at a time when U.S. demand for the traditional gas-electric vehicle is dropping. LMC Automotive estimates full hybrid sales ...


Subaru Outback Now Turbo for Hikers in a Hurry: Auto Show Update - Bloomberg
Subaru Outback Now Turbo for Hikers in a Hurry: Auto Show Update  Bloomberg

The road leading to this year's New York International Auto Show was packed with a long convoy of SUVs. Toyota, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai and ...


Auto Sales Lost Speed in July - The Wall Street Journal
Auto Sales Lost Speed in July  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. auto sales slowed in July as rising interest rates, higher gasoline prices and falling demand for passenger cars dented the industry's momentum after a ...


U.S. sales fall for most carmakers in first quarter - The Detroit News
U.S. sales fall for most carmakers in first quarter  The Detroit News

Most automakers saw their U.S. sales decline in the first quarter as customers feel the pinch of increasing prices and record interest rates.


From Model T to Model 3: How Driving Changed Over a Century - Popular Mechanics
From Model T to Model 3: How Driving Changed Over a Century  Popular Mechanics

The automotive landscape of any given year is truly a snapshot of the time period. Cars are excellent barometers of trends, styles and shifts in American culture.


Tesla stock down more than 8% day after reporting biggest sales drop in its history - CNN
Tesla stock down more than 8% day after reporting biggest sales drop in its history  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Tesla on Wednesday reported a massive drop in auto sales for last quarter, though the company said it's confident it will still reach its ...


China's car sales have fallen for 8 straight months. It may get worse before it gets better - CNBC
China's car sales have fallen for 8 straight months. It may get worse before it gets better  CNBC

Chinese auto sales declined almost 14 percent in February, an industry group announced. That's the eighth straight month of year-on-year decline in the world's ...


New 2020 Cars Worth Waiting For - ConsumerReports.org
New 2020 Cars Worth Waiting For  ConsumerReports.org

Consumer Reports' automotive experts share sneak previews of the new 2020 cars worth waiting for in advance of our track tests.


Facebook launches Australian used car listings, partners with Carsales - The Sydney Morning Herald
Facebook launches Australian used car listings, partners with Carsales  The Sydney Morning Herald

Facebook has partnered up with Australian automotive classifieds sites like Carsales to create a new way for the social media platform's users to buy used ...


Why China is getting tougher for Ford, GM and other automakers - CNBC
Why China is getting tougher for Ford, GM and other automakers  CNBC

It is not a great time to sell cars in China. The world's largest car market is experiencing what some industry watchers say is its biggest slowdown in two decades.


Home And Auto Sales Could Be In For A Big Correction - Forbes
Home And Auto Sales Could Be In For A Big Correction  Forbes

Pent down demand “steals” sales for high ticket items from the future. It causes market saturation, and eventually depresses spending on these items when the ...


The Place That Sold the Most Cars in 2018 Is Not Even a Dealership - 24/7 Wall St.
The Place That Sold the Most Cars in 2018 Is Not Even a Dealership  24/7 Wall St.

The largest U.S. seller of cars and other light vehicles is not a car dealership, but a membership club that sells everything from soup to nuts.


Norway's electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales - Reuters
Norway's electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales  Reuters

Almost a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were pure electric, a new world record as the country strives to end sales of fossil-fueled vehicles by 2025.


After over a million pre-orders, Amazon’s Echo Auto has begun to ship - TechCrunch
After over a million pre-orders, Amazon’s Echo Auto has begun to ship  TechCrunch

At Amazon's event in September, the company announced the Echo Auto, an aftermarket product designed to bring Alexa to cars. But the device has remained ...


U.S. new vehicle sales drop in July - Reuters
U.S. new vehicle sales drop in July  Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - Major automakers on Wednesday reported lower U.S. new vehicle sales for July amid steep declines in passenger cars, except Fiat ...


Where the deals are for Black Friday car shopping - CNBC
Where the deals are for Black Friday car shopping  CNBC

With interest rates rising and buyer incentives slowing, car shoppers should do some legwork to make sure they're finding the best deal possible.


Is Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX:CAR) under threat from Facebook, Inc.? - Motley Fool Australia
Is Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX:CAR) under threat from Facebook, Inc.?  Motley Fool Australia

News that Facebook, Inc. has launched its new auto advertising *service* in Australia isn't worrying investors in Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX: CAR) too much but the ...


Bunbury car dealership fined for illegal consignment sale - WAtoday
Bunbury car dealership fined for illegal consignment sale  WAtoday

A Bunbury car dealership and its director have been forced to pay a total of $9600 after not passing on the proceeds from the sale of a vehicle to its owner.


U.S. sales of the Tesla Model 3 plunge 74% in January, according to outside estimate - Los Angeles Times
U.S. sales of the Tesla Model 3 plunge 74% in January, according to outside estimate  Los Angeles Times

U.S. sales of the Tesla Model 3 plunged 74% in January compared with December, according to a consumer website, lending credence to rumors that sales of ...


China Regulator to Propose 50% Cut to Car Purchase Tax - Bloomberg
China Regulator to Propose 50% Cut to Car Purchase Tax  Bloomberg

China is considering a tax cut to revive its flagging automotive market, according to people familiar with the matter, lending support to a key industry that's been ...


China car sales hit reverse for first time since 1990s - Reuters
China car sales hit reverse for first time since 1990s  Reuters

Car makers in China will face more fierce competition this year, after a tough 2018 when the world's biggest auto market contracted for the first time in more than ...


U.S. Trade Policies Are Putting a Dent in Car Sales - Fortune
U.S. Trade Policies Are Putting a Dent in Car Sales  Fortune

U.S. policies are causing consumer uncertainty, price increases, and new barriers to international trade.


China’s quarterly car sales may lose pace for the first time this millennium - South China Morning Post
China’s quarterly car sales may lose pace for the first time this millennium  South China Morning Post

China's once-buoyant auto sales hits a blip, likely to see the first quarterly decline in 26 years.


Volkswagen, BMW increased US car sales in 2018 - DW (English)
Volkswagen, BMW increased US car sales in 2018  DW (English)

German automakers VW and BMW each increased sales to more than 300000 cars in the US in 2018 while the sales of several competitors fell. VW had a ...


European Car Sales Slump in November With No Sign of Rebound - Bloomberg
European Car Sales Slump in November With No Sign of Rebound  Bloomberg

European carmakers couldn't shake the slump that's shadowed them since September as new car registrations declined for the third month in a row -- adding ...


China’s Qiantu will be first Chinese electric carmaker to challenge Tesla in the US - Quartz
China’s Qiantu will be first Chinese electric carmaker to challenge Tesla in the US  Quartz

China wants to play in America's car market. While US sales have plateaued around 17.2 million per year (paywall), it's one of the most lucrative on the planet ...


These vehicles are being killed in 2019: Say goodbye to Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan cars - USA TODAY
These vehicles are being killed in 2019: Say goodbye to Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan cars  USA TODAY

In the auto industry, business is booming for the undertaker. Automakers are killing vehicle models at a steady clip – largely because buyer preferences are ...


Tesla sales in China plunge 70 percent in October, according to auto industry body - CNBC
Tesla sales in China plunge 70 percent in October, according to auto industry body  CNBC

Tesla sold just 211 cars in China last month, a sharp drop versus a year ago, the country's passenger car association told Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring ...


Used car prices are weirdly spiking at world's largest auto auction, and Trump's trade war may be to blame - CNBC
Used car prices are weirdly spiking at world's largest auto auction, and Trump's trade war may be to blame  CNBC

The prices at the world's largest used car auction have been better than usual lately, especially since President Donald Trump started pushing for new tariffs on ...


China auto sales post biggest drop in 7 years as growth engine stalls - Reuters
China auto sales post biggest drop in 7 years as growth engine stalls  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's car sales fell the most in nearly seven years in September, stoking concerns the world's biggest auto market could contract for the ...


2019 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide - Motor Trend
2019 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide  Motor Trend

We've got so much to tell you. From updates to an awesome—and affordable—sports car to the redesign of a popular luxury car carrying a six-figure price tag ...


How to buy a car, with less debt - CNBC
How to buy a car, with less debt  CNBC

As interest rates rise and vehicles become more expensive, that new car smell increasingly comes with larger loans and longer terms. However, you may be ...


Dearth of a Salesman: Auto Dealers Struggle to Recruit, Retain Younger Workers - The Wall Street Journal
Dearth of a Salesman: Auto Dealers Struggle to Recruit, Retain Younger Workers  The Wall Street Journal

Car dealerships are facing a roadblock: convincing workers in their 20s and 30s to work and stay in an auto retail business defined by long shifts, weekends on ...


Carmageddon in the UK: Auto Sales Plunge 12% in 2 Years, Diesels in Death Spiral. Consumers, Businesses, Fleets Cut Back - WOLF STREET
Carmageddon in the UK: Auto Sales Plunge 12% in 2 Years, Diesels in Death Spiral. Consumers, Businesses, Fleets Cut Back  WOLF STREET

Sales of new passenger vehicles, as measured by registrations, dropped 5.5% in December from a year earlier in the UK, the second largest auto market in the ...


Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind - CNBC
Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind  CNBC

So is it really the end of the American car on its home turf? From the way Detroit's major executives are talking, it would seem so. Ford said Wednesday it will ...


U.S. auto sales fell 2% in February - Los Angeles Times
U.S. auto sales fell 2% in February  Los Angeles Times

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks tailed off in February as automakers eased up on discounts. Sales fell 2% from last February to 1.3 million, according to ...


Tesla is turning to partners to help with a growing used-car business - CNBC
Tesla is turning to partners to help with a growing used-car business  CNBC

To manage a growing used car business, Tesla is relying on outside firms, including Manheim and Adesa, according to two people familiar with the situation.


Everything You Need to Know to Attend the New York Auto Show - Car and Driver
Everything You Need to Know to Attend the New York Auto Show  Car and Driver

The New York auto show is open to the public from April 19 through April 28. Here, everything you need to know before attending this major international auto ...


China Shifts, and Detroit’s Big Bet Goes Sour - The New York Times
China Shifts, and Detroit’s Big Bet Goes Sour  The New York Times

Chrysler, Ford and General Motors saw a booming Chinese driving culture and cheap labor. Now the market is slowing, competition is rising and the Trump ...


Europe Just Got a Bad Omen for the Economy in 2019 - Bloomberg
Europe Just Got a Bad Omen for the Economy in 2019  Bloomberg

Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here. European car sales declined for a fifth straight month in ...


Black Friday Is Breathing Life Back Into the 0% Auto Loan - Bloomberg
Black Friday Is Breathing Life Back Into the 0% Auto Loan  Bloomberg

The zero-percent auto loan is making a comeback, though it's probably going to last only as long as the holidays.


Tesla’s first quarter auto deliveries miss is worrying analysts - Quartz
Tesla’s first quarter auto deliveries miss is worrying analysts  Quartz

Tesla could do with some acceleration. On April 3, the electric carmaker reported an epic miss on vehicle production and deliveries for the first quarter of 2019.


Bugatti just unveiled the most expensive new car ever built - CNBC
Bugatti just unveiled the most expensive new car ever built  CNBC

Bugatti, the French sports car brand that is now owned by German automaker Volkswagen, has revealed the most expensive new car ever built. With a sale price ...


GM Pulls the Plug on the Chevrolet Volt, Discontinuing It and These 5 Other Models - Fortune
GM Pulls the Plug on the Chevrolet Volt, Discontinuing It and These 5 Other Models  Fortune

In a restructuring, General Motors is discontinuing some Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick models, like the Chevrolet Volt and Impala.


Auto-Loan Delinquencies Are the Highest Since 2012 - Bloomberg
Auto-Loan Delinquencies Are the Highest Since 2012  Bloomberg

More Americans than ever are at least three months behind on their auto loans, a sign that the U.S. economy may have little growth left in the tank.


China’s drive to become world’s most powerful electric car maker - South China Morning Post
China’s drive to become world’s most powerful electric car maker  South China Morning Post

This seventh instalment in an ongoing series on China's industrial strategy to advance manufacturing looks at Beijing's effort to build a world-leading electric ...


U.S. October auto sales seen down slightly: consultants - Reuters
U.S. October auto sales seen down slightly: consultants  Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales likely fell slightly in October from a year earlier, when replacement demand following hurricanes Harvey and Irma boosted ...


How car subscription app Fair wants to disrupt the market for car loans using subscriptions - CNBC
How car subscription app Fair wants to disrupt the market for car loans using subscriptions  CNBC

Fair is a two-year old startup where you choose a used vehicle, get approved and complete the transaction — all on your smartphone app. The *service* falls ...


Ford Scraps Plan to Import China-Built Small Car Due to Tariffs - The Wall Street Journal
Ford Scraps Plan to Import China-Built Small Car Due to Tariffs  The Wall Street Journal

Ford has ditched plans to import its Focus compact from China to the U.S., citing an expected hit from import tariffs the Trump administration put into effect.


Volkswagen delivered 10.8 million vehicles in 2018, eyes world no.1 spot - CNBC
Volkswagen delivered 10.8 million vehicles in 2018, eyes world no.1 spot  CNBC

Volkswagen Group said on Friday its vehicle deliveries rose 0.9 percent last year to a record 10.83 million, putting it neck-and-neck with ...


‘Peak Car’ and the End of an Industry - Bloomberg
‘Peak Car’ and the End of an Industry  Bloomberg

In Germany—the birthplace of the modern automobile—carmakers are anticipating the day when people stop owning cars.


Uncover Your Eyes. There’s No China Car Crash - Bloomberg
Uncover Your Eyes. There’s No China Car Crash  Bloomberg

A third monthly decline isn't cause for concern: The market is just maturing after an era of super-charged growth.


How American cars are really sold in China - CNN
How American cars are really sold in China  CNN

Chinese President Xi Jinping's pledge to lower tariffs on US cars sounds like great news for American workers and companies. In some respects, it is. US auto ...


Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk - MSN Autos
Costco is selling more cars than ever before by offering one key perk  MSN Autos

Costco sold more than 650000 cars through its auto program in 2018, an increase of more than 25% from 2017.