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  • LONDON, Dec 5- British new car registrations rose by 2.9 percent year-on-year in November, an industry body said on Monday, putting the sector on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell for the eighth month in a row. Strong demand from businesses for fleet vehicles compensated for a fall from individual buyers, lifting overall...

  • BERLIN, Dec 2 (Reuters)- German car sales are heading for their strongest growth in about six years, the VDA industry association said on Friday, though analysts cautioned that momentum is inflated by technical factors while economic threats are growing. A robust economy, high employment and favorable financing terms could auto sales in Europe's largest...

  • However, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported a decline in Canadian sales, down 3 percent to 20,674 vehicles last month, compared with November 2015. The month keeps Canada on track to set another record this year, with sales rising to around 1.96 million vehicles from a record-breaking 1.90 million units in 2015.. GM Canada sales are up 2 percent year-to-date.

  • A spokeswoman for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wrote Thursday evening in an email that the company could not yet make its November figures available for Canada. Analysts said the November rebound in industry volumes, following a trend of weakening demand over the last three months, keeps Canada on track to set another record this year, with sales rising to around...

  • DETROIT, Dec 1- Hefty discounts helped boost November U.S. auto sales 3.7 percent, automakers reported on Thursday, putting the industry within reach of the annual sales record set in 2015.. Bob Carter, senior vice president for Toyota Motor Corp's U.S. sales arm, was upbeat nonetheless. Annualized November U.S. sales were 17.87 million vehicles, down from 18.25...

  • MONTREAL, Dec 1- General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co on Thursday reported a double-digit rise in their Canadian sales for November, compared with the same month a year earlier, fueled by strong demand for SUVs and light trucks and two extra selling days. GM Canada sales are up 2 percent year-to-date. "November was an outstanding month for sales of cars, trucks,...

  • GM dealers delivered 28,523 vehicles in November 2016, an increase of 31 per cent compared to November 2015, the company said in a statement. GM Canada sales are up 2 per cent year-to-date. "November was an outstanding month for sales of cars, trucks, crossovers and electric vehicles to consumers in all regions of Canada," said John Roth, vice president, sales, service...

  • DETROIT, Dec 1- Hefty discounts during a robust Black Friday weekend helped boost November U.S. auto sales between 4 percent and 5 percent, the first automakers to report said on Thursday, which could catapult results this year above a record high in 2015.. GM said the average selling price of its vehicles in November in the U.S. market was nearly $35,800, about...

  • DETROIT, Dec 1- Hefty consumer discounts during a robust Black Friday weekend helped boost November U.S. auto sales between 4 percent and 5 percent, which could catapult results this year above a record high in 2015, economists and industry analysts said. A separate poll of nine Wall Street analysts by Reuters showed expectations of 17.8 million in annualized...

  • Season 2 | Episode 210 | Aired 11-30-2016

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 27- Volkswagen's Porsche division expects annual sales of about 20,000 for its first all-electric car, the Mission E, the luxury carmaker's chief executive told a German magazine. "We have calculated a quantity in the order of about 20,000 for the Mission E," Porsche CEO Oliver Blume was quoted as saying in an Automobilwoche interview.

  • DETROIT, Nov 23- U.S. auto sales in November will be up 5 percent from a year earlier, making it possible that 2016 will top last year's record high, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Wednesday. Autodata Corp, another industry consultant, says November 2015 annualized sales were at a rate of 18.25 million, which would suggest a steeper decline...

  • DETROIT, Nov 23- U.S. auto sales in November will be up 5 percent from a year earlier, making it possible that 2016 will top last year's record high, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Wednesday. Autodata Corp, another industry consultant, says November 2015 annualized sales were at a rate of 18.25 million, which would suggest a steeper decline...

  • DETROIT, Nov 23- November U.S. auto sales will be up 5 percent from a year earlier, making it possible that 2016 will top last year's record high, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Wednesday. The consultants estimated industry sales in the United States this month at 1.39 million vehicles, up from 1.32 million, helped by two more selling days...

  • AUTO SALES ON SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ANNUALIZED RATE TO DECLINE SLIGHTLY TO 17.9 MILLION VEHICLES- J.D.

  • AUTO SALES SEEN UP 5 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO, HELPED BY TWO MORE SELLING DAYS- J.D.

  • Season 2 | Episode 209 | Aired 11-23-2016

  • A worker unloads a Toyota Motor Corp. Sienna minivan from a car carrier during a delivery outside Planet Toyota in Matteson, Illinois.

    Toyota is currently developing a remedy for preventing the opening of a fuse, which could result in the Sienna's door opening while driving.

  • Rush hour traffic is backed up along Interstate 66 in this view from the Vienna Metro Station in Virginia.

    Gone are the days when a 10-year-old car with 100,000 miles was called a beater.

  • An American flag sticker is seen on the assembly line at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky, in the U.S.

    Yes, Trump can claim a victory in getting Ford to reverse plans to move the MKC out of Louisville at some point in the future.