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  • DETROIT, Dec 8- U.S. auto sales will fall to about 17.2 million new vehicles next year from an expected 17.4 million in 2016, to be followed by further softening in 2018, industry consultant and publication WardsAuto said on Thursday. WardsAuto analyst Haag Stoddard said 2018 will be the near-term low for U.S. sales, and that they will rise slightly in 2019, but...

  • Season 2 | Episode 211 | Aired 12-07-2016

  • Used car sales to hit record high this year

    Used cars and trucks now on track to reach a record number of preowned vehicle sales in the US.

  • Used cars are displayed on a sales lot on June 9, 2011 in Daly City, California.

    Used cars and trucks are getting new love as 2016 is on track for a record number of preowned vehicle sales.

  • LONDON, Dec 5- British new car registrations rose by nearly 3 percent last month, 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. It is the first time the industry has sold more than 2.5 million vehicles in the first eleven months of the year, putting it on...

  • 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...

  • "I think it will be right around last year's record, maybe a little bit less," Fay told The Associated Press in an interview in Detroit. General Motors' sales jumped 10 percent over last November. Honda's sales were up 6.5 percent and Nissan's sales rose 7.5 percent.

  • 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...

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