Sales

China eclipses U.S. in Honda's world view

Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.

Manheim bolsters its vehicle-valuation tool

The Manheim Market Report has been bolstered to deliver more detailed valuations of used vehicles and thus streamline the remarketing process.


Hyundai's little brother is finally having his day

Don't look now, but Kia has outsold Hyundai in each of the past two months.

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Year's end is facing glut of cars

In the closing weeks of the 2017 model year, the U.S. auto industry has a glut of slow-selling cars and GM unable to work its way out of some deliberate overstocking.

Hertz CEO touts turnaround plan after Q2 loss

Hertz says it is making advances slimming its bloated fleet of fast-depreciating cars, tempering concerns about the rental-car company's financial footing as tech giants challenge its business model.

Penske bullish on used-car ventures

When Penske Automotive agreed to buy CarSense in the U.S. and CarShop in the U.K., Chairman Roger Penske said he was "cautiously optimistic" about the used-car ventures. He has since dropped the "cautiously."

N.A. an anchor on Honda earnings

North America emerged as a weak link for Honda in the latest quarter as falling regional sales and profits weighed down a meager uptick in global operating profit.

HYUNDAI-KIA: Declines hit most cars, crossovers

Hyundai attributed its decline mostly to a drop in fleet sales, which it said amounted to less than 10 percent of its volume for the month. Yet in an era of hot crossover sales, even its Sante Fe sales were down. Hyundai-Kia is still looking for its first monthly sales gain of 2017.

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