Monthly U.S. Sales report

AutoNation August sales drop 5% on calendar quirk
11:38 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2
AutoNation August sales drop 5% on calendar quirk
AutoNation’s U.S. new-vehicle retail sales fell by 5 percent from a year prior to 31,032 vehicles in August, a decline driven largely by a drop in import sales and the Labor Day weekend falling completely in September this year. ...
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Ford's U.S. retail volume best since '06
1:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1
Ford's U.S. retail volume best since '06
Ford Motor Co. had its best retail-sales month since March 2006 in August, selling 183,467 vehicles in the U.S. Ford posted its highest F-series number of the year and ga ...
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Toyota, Honda suffer from weak car deliveries
4:15 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
The declines in small and midsize car sales finally caught up to both Toyota and Honda in August. Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. reported its August sales fell 8.8 percent fro ...
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Hyundai, Kia notch records on Santa Fe, Soul
4:15 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
Facing stock market turmoil and an unfriendly calendar, Korean siblings Hyundai and Kia still set monthly U.S. sales records in August on strong demand for crossovers. Hy ...
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Lexus grabs second straight monthly U.S. sales win, narrows gap with BMW
3:16 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
Lexus sold the most luxury vehicles in the U.S. in August, riding a wave of demand for its new crossover to a second straight monthly win and narrowing the gap with BMW. ...
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GM slips as fleet pullback continues
3:30 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
GM's U.S. sales slipped less than 1 percent in August, as the second straight monthly drop in fleet sales offset rising demand from individual buyers. GM sold 270,480 veh ...
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Weak Nissan, strong Infiniti results leaves Nissan N.A. off slightly
11:00 am U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
Nissan North America reported a slight drop in U.S. sales in August, as lower car sales offset strong performances by the Rogue crossover, the Altima sedan and the Infini ...
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VW's run ends with 8.1% drop; Audi's hot streak continues
2:45 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
Audi of America posted its best August ever, while Volkswagen of America was unable to sustain its brief growth spurt. After posting higher U.S. sales in May, June and Ju ...
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Record Jeep, Ram pickup demand push FCA up 1.7%
2:15 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015
Record Jeep and Ram pickup volume pushed Fiat Chrysler's U.S. sales up 1.7 percent in August, offsetting stiff drops at the Dodge and Chrysler brands. The automaker repor ...
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AUGUST U.S. SALES
Sales edge down but SAAR soars to 17.81 million
8:00 am U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015 | UPDATED: 9/1/15 4:02 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicle sales slipped 0.7 percent, far better than projections of a 3.3 percent dip, to 1.505 million in August as consumers shrugged off volatile stock prices ...
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Canada sales rise 2.2% in August
12:13 pm U.S. ET, Sept. 1 2015 | UPDATED: 9/1/15 3:47 pm ET - new story
Light vehicle sales in Canada grew 2.2 percent in August to 175,512 vehicles, according to the monthly Desrosiers market snapshot report. Car sales plunged 9 percent duri ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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. sales performance is lifting hopes that 2015 could near the industry's all-time sales record. ...
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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. Could Infiniti be the next to challenge Cadillac? ...
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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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JESSE SNYDER
July's secret sauce? There's 'Nothing bad happening'
12:01 am U.S. ET, Aug. 10 2015
Why did U.S. auto sales flourish in July? “There's nothing really special about July except there's really nothing bad happening," said AlixPartners' Mark Wakefield ...
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Canada auto sales edge up in July; Ford and GM down
4:42 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 4 2015
Canadian auto sales rose 0.4 percent in July from a year earlier but some major automakers, including Ford and GM, saw sales decline. ...
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Nissan, Honda outpace the market on crossovers, sedans
5:30 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
American Honda Motor Co. and Nissan North America both showed solid sales growth in July, thanks to brisk sales of small crossovers, midsize sedans and luxury cars, data ...
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Pickups, retail sales power GM's 6.4% gain
12:45 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
General Motors' U.S. July sales rose 6.4 percent on strong retail volume, including a 28 percent surge in deliveries of its profitable full-size pickups. ...
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Lexus, with summer deals, grabs monthly luxury crown over Mercedes, BMW
3:15 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Lexus scored its first monthly win this year in U.S. luxury-vehicle deliveries, riding an annual summer sales push and the new NX crossover past German rivals. ...
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Subaru jumps 11%, sets monthly record
2:15 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Subaru of America set a new monthly sales record in July with sales of 50,517 vehicles, an increase of 11 percent. ...
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Ford rises 5% on crossovers, higher F-150 spiffs
1:00 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
The Ford F-series pickup achieved its first year-over-year sales increase since January as Ford Motor Co. posted an overall U.S. sales gain of 5 percent last month, to 22 ...
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FCA advances 6.2% as Jeep juggernaut rolls on
12:15 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Jeep’s 23 percent sales increase in July powered Fiat Chrysler to a 6.2 percent gain in the U.S. Deliveries at Chrysler and Ram were also up for the month, but Dodg ...
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Audi's crossovers and Golf family boost VW group
1:00 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Surging crossover demand propelled Audi to another monthly U.S. sales record while the Golf lineup continued to stoke demand at the Volkswagen brand in July. ...
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Mazda slips 7.1% as little minivan is phased out
4:30 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Mazda's U.S. sales fell 7.1 percent last month to 27,157 units, largely because of a phase-out of the six-seat Mazda5. ...
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Weak car, Scion results offset strong truck deliveries at Toyota
5:30 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015
Toyota Motor Corp. reported flat sales in July as a big win for its Lexus brand and strong truck sales were offset by weak performances by its top sellers on the car side ...
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JULY U.S. SALES
Sales rise 5.3% on hardy crossover, truck volume
8:30 am U.S. ET, Aug. 3 2015 | UPDATED: 8/3/15 4:03 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicles sales -- fueled by healthy truck demand and gains at most major automakers -- rose 5.3 percent in July, helping the industry begin the second half of ...
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JULY U.S. AUTO SALES
GM pulls back on rental fleet sales, seeks better margins
11:44 am U.S. ET, July 30 2015
General Motors will probably report weaker sales than some key rivals do in July. The largest U.S. automaker said that's because it's selling fewer vehicles to rental-car ...
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Halftime score for U.S. sales
12:01 am U.S. ET, July 6 2015
What was hot and not-so-hot in the U.S. light-vehicle market through June ...
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Fleet stats cloud sales picture
12:01 am U.S. ET, July 6 2015
June brought another surge in U.S. new-vehicle sales, with Ford showing modest growth while General Motors was alone among major manufacturers in recording a decline. But ...
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NICK BUNKLEY
A sales record not worth breaking
12:01 am U.S. ET, July 6 2015
By the numbers, the U.S. auto industry just had its best spring selling season in a decade. But that's not the whole story. rather misleading. June 2015 was actually far ...
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AutoNation's 9% June sales increase outpaces industry
10:12 am U.S. ET, July 2 2015
AutoNation said today its U.S. new-vehicle sales rose 9 percent in June from a year earlier to 27,862, making it the retailer's best June since 2005. ...
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Honda posts 4.2% U.S. gain in June
4:30 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
Sales at American Honda rose 4.2 percent in June, thanks to robust Honda truck volume and a strong performance by Acura's sedans, a rare bright spot among cars across an ...
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Strong truck volume helps Toyota offset weak car demand
3:30 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
Toyota Motor Sales, boosted by strong light-truck volume, rebounded from a sales decline in May to post a 4.1 percent jump in June deliveries. ...
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FCA tops Ford in retail sales for first time, reports say
1:04 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015 | UPDATED: 7/2/15 2:09 pm ET - adds details
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' retail sales in the U.S. topped Ford Motor Co.'s in June, the first month that's happened, CNBC and Bloomberg reported. ...
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GM tally dented by pullback in fleet business
11:00 am U.S. ET, July 1 2015
A steep drop in sales to rental companies in June magnified General Motors' weak car sales, which sank 15 percent through the first half of the year. ...
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Ford expects second-half rally for F series as inventory builds
11:00 am U.S. ET, July 1 2015
Ford posted a 1.5 percent increase in U.S. light-vehicle sales last month, even as F-series deliveries declined to the lowest level since January. ...
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Rogue fires up Nissan sales
2:30 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
Nissan Division posted a June sales record, gaining 13 percent over last year, thanks to big demand for its Rogue compact crossover. The brand is now looking for more pro ...
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Hyundai ekes out a June record – by 95 cars
3:45 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
By the skin of its teeth, Hyundai Motor America kept U.S. sales on an upward trajectory in June even as its parent company, Hyundai Motor Co., reported a third straight m ...
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VW rides hot Golf, Audi to 2nd straight monthly gain
12:00 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
The red-hot Golf lineup drove Volkswagen of America to its second-straight monthly U.S. sales gain in June. ...
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FCA up 8.2% on strong Jeep, Chrysler 200 sales
9:00 am U.S. ET, July 1 2015
The Jeep brand and the Chrysler 200 both helped push Fiat Chrysler's June sales up 8.2 percent, the automaker's best sales for the month of June since 2006. FCA US said i ...
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BMW slips past Mercedes with record June for U.S. luxury lead
3:21 pm U.S. ET, July 1 2015
BMW took the lead over Mercedes-Benz in U.S. luxury-auto sales at the halfway point this year with its best-ever June. ...
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JUNE U.S. AUTO SALES
Trucks drive sales up 3.9%; SAAR hits 17.16 million
8:30 am U.S. ET, July 1 2015 | UPDATED: 7/2/15 10:02 am ET - adds details
U.S. light-vehicle sales, fueled by strong truck volume at Nissan, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota, rose 3.9 percent last month as the industry continued to climb toward ...
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U.S. auto sales remain robust in June
12:32 pm U.S. ET, June 26 2015
U.S. auto sales have shown no signs of weakening this month after a blowout performance in May, with forecasters projecting an industrywide gain of about 5 percent to clo ...
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CarMax average retail selling price dipped 1.6% in Q1
1:09 pm U.S. ET, June 19 2015 | UPDATED: 6/19/15 4:17 pm ET - adds stock close
The average retail selling price of a CarMax used vehicle dropped 1.6 percent to $19,851 in the company's fiscal first quarter that ended May 31. ...
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QUITE A HAUL
Pickup sales soar, thanks largely to GM
12:01 am U.S. ET, June 8 2015
Automakers enjoyed a spectacular run in May as U.S. sales totaled 1,634,954 light vehicles, the most ever recorded for the month. Pickups were a particular pocket of stre ...
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17.78 million! What made May's sales rate spike?
12:01 am U.S. ET, June 8 2015
Auto sales should remain brisk thoughout 2015, but we probably won't see a repeat of May's eye-popping selling rate fo 17.78 million vehicles. Last month's SAAR was infla ...
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Pickups, crossovers propel GM to 3% gain; car sales slide again
12:30 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
GM rode strong retail sales and surging demand for pickups and crossovers to a 3 percent U.S. sales gain in May, offsetting continued weakness in car deliveries. Total sa ...
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Toyota Motor Sales off 0.3%, despite big truck haul
4:00 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015 | UPDATED: 6/2/15 5:07 pm ET - adds details
Toyota Motor Sales posted a 0.3 percent decline in May sales from a year earlier, as the continued strength of its light trucks failed to offset losses across nearly its ...
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Lower F-series volume dents Ford's tally
2:00 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015 | UPDATED: 6/2/15 4:28 pm ET - adds details
Sales of the Ford F series fell to a three-month low in May, dropping nearly 10 percent from a year ago amid tight inventories and a decision not to join competitors in o ...
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Light trucks help Honda end 2-month skid
1:00 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015 | UPDATED: 6/2/15 5:35 pm ET - adds details
American Honda sales were up slightly for May, posting a 1.3 percent increase over May 2014. Standout sellers included the Honda Fit subcompact, Honda’s soon-to-be- ...
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Golf family helps VW break U.S. losing streak
12:45 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
The Volkswagen brand broke a three-month slump in U.S. sales with an 8.1 percent gain in May, while its luxury sibling Audi continued its hot streak to post its second-be ...
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Nissan falls short of 'phenomenal' year-earlier results
5:15 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
Nissan-brand sales dropped by 1 percent in May, even as the Rogue and Murano crossovers attracted more buyers. The industry surge in crossover and SUV sales may have pull ...
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Hyundai Group slips amid shift to big SUVs, crossovers
4:15 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
Hyundai Motor Group reported a 3.8 percent decline in U.S. sales for May, driven by a significant decline at the Hyundai unit. The Hyundai brand is hurting with its sedan ...
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FCA sales up 4%, back over 200,000 vehicles
12:45 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
Brisk demand for Jeep and the Chrysler 200 pushed Fiat Chrysler sales up 4 percent in May. The automaker posted U.S. sales of 202,227, marking its 62nd consecutive month ...
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FCA retains lead in Canada despite minivan shortage
2:09 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015 | UPDATED: 6/2/15 4:23 pm ET - adds GM, Ford
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles led Canada in May sales with deliveries edging up by 119 vehicles from a year earlier to 31,617 cars and trucks, as a rise in Jeep and passenger ...
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BMW's record May trims gap with Mercedes for U.S. luxury crown
3:31 pm U.S. ET, June 2 2015
BMW sold a May record 31,003 cars and SUVs in the U.S., narrowing Mercedes-Benz's luxury-vehicle lead as both brands benefit from expanding lineups. ...
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MAY U.S. AUTO SALES
Sales sizzle, set May record on light truck surge
8:30 am U.S. ET, June 2 2015 | UPDATED: 6/3/15 7:04 am ET - adds details
Light-vehicle sales -- fueled by robust demand for trucks, crossovers and SUVs -- rose 1.6 percent last month, setting a May record and bucking projections for a modest d ...
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VW Jetta leases as cheap as iPhone plans show company's U.S. travails
6:40 am U.S. ET, June 1 2015 | UPDATED: 6/3/15 7:38 am ET - updates May sales results
The $89 a month it takes to lease a Jetta at some U.S. dealerships is about as low as the price of using an iPhone on some cell phone plans. It's also a sign of how Volks ...
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May U.S. sales rate forecast to rise to 17.3M
11:08 am U.S. ET, May 28 2015
May is expected to produce the U.S. auto industry's best sales pace since last summer. Forecasts call for a seasonally adjusted, annualized selling rate of about 17.3 mil ...
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2015 U.S. LT-VEHICLE SALES
PASSING PHASE
12:01 am U.S. ET, May 11 2015
U.S. light-vehicle sales still are rising, but the rankings have changed this year as some brands get hot and others cool off. Here's how several tight brand races and mo ...
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Inventories stay steady even as sales volumes vary
12:01 am U.S. ET, May 11 2015
Automakers trimmed about 14,000 light vehicles out of U.S. inventory during April despite relatively languid industry sales. It's another sign that automakers are doing a ...
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AutoNation says April sales grew 5.8%
12:52 pm U.S. ET, May 4 2015
AutoNation said its new-vehicle sales increased 5.8 percent last month from a year earlier, with gains in luxury and domestic brand sales but a loss in its import segment ...
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Average U.S. fuel economy fell in April
1:37 pm U.S. ET, May 4 2015
The average fuel economy of light vehicles sold in the US dropped one-fifth of a mpg last month from March, according to a monthly report by the University of Michigan Tr ...
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