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AUGUST U.S. AUTO SALES

Sales may dip for first time in 19 months

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015 | UPDATED: 8/27/15 2:39 pm ET - adds detail
Monthly U.S. auto sales are expected to fall for the first time in 19 months in August, but analysts say it's a blip caused by a later-than-usual Labor Day rather than a softening of consumer demand.

Market slump casts shadow over how U.S. sales will finish August

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015 | UPDATED: 8/24/15 5:31 pm ET - adds details
Slumping stock markets could make it tough for dealerships to hit their August targets for U.S. new-vehicle sales, rattling consumers who might be on the fence about making a big purchase. The broad declines in U.S.

Cox working way toward broader role in auto retail

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Cox Automotive, parent of Autotrader.com, Kelley Blue Book and other well-known brands, wants to cross-pollinate its units' tools.

Why gasoline is both incredibly cheap and absurdly expensive

3:03 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Filling up with gasoline in the U.S. is the cheapest it’s been in a decade and yet way too expensive.

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Connecticut offers EV rebates to jolt sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23, 2015
In May, Connecticut became the first state to offer cash-on-the-hood rebates to customers who buy EVs or plug-in hybrids, such as the Nissan Leaf,...

'Performance is good business'

Amid sales decline, Dodge boss sees a plan coming together

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2015
With Dodge's U.S. sales off 16 percent this year in a rising overall market, you could argue brand chief Tim Kuniskis should be worried.

Oil prices, in boon to truck sales, fall below $40 a barrel as glut spreads

5:12 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Oil prices on Friday plunged below $40 a barrel in New York for the first time in more than six years, extending the longest decline since 1986 on...

How Daimler's Car2go could transform how New Yorkers get around town

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2015
As residents of Brooklyn and Queens know all too well, not having a car makes it difficult to get from one borough to the other.

Toyota to embrace online car shopping

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Toyota plans to unveil its own version of Scion's Pure Process Plus online transaction system within the next six to 12 months.

Fleet buyers eased off in July

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Consumers really did overachieve on those unexpectedly robust July auto sales, because many fleet buyers took the month off.

Hot July thins inventory

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
U.S. light vehicle inventory is a bit leaner than it was a month earlier after July's surprisingly strong auto sales pace. The Aug.

Signs dealership throughput is nearing a peak

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
The average number of new-vehicle sales per dealership is trending toward another record in 2015, according to a study released last week by Urban...

Nissan supplies campus car-sharing program

11:49 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2015
Nissan will begin supplying cars to college students for $5 an hour through a campus car-sharing venture by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

U.S. dealership throughput poised for new record in '15, study says

2:39 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2015
The average number of new-vehicle sales per dealership in the U.S.

Galloping toward a big sales finish

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
As the industry awaits a wave of new and updated product, July's U.S.

Lexus: 'Dealers set the price, and that's the price'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Lexus will take on one of the car business's most troublesome traditions next year -- haggling with customers over vehicle prices -- as the brand...

Is Cadillac's next challenger Infiniti?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Audi passed Cadillac in U.S. sales last year, and Acura has moved past the General Motors luxury brand in 2015.

Crossover sales still cruising ahead

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
The big sales story of 2015? Well, it hasn't changed much. It's the big changeover to crossovers.

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July's secret sauce? There's 'Nothing bad happening'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Why did U.S.

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