"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.
Asia markets traded mixed as traders looked ahead to key global events including an OPEC meeting and the U.S. nonfarm payroll report.
U.S. stocks may be charging higher since the presidential election, but some analysts see more opportunity in the Japanese markets.
Asia markets trade mixed in cautious trade after Dow, S&P 500 post records.
The Japanese benchmark index finished at a nearly 11-month high as shares received a boost from a weaker yen.
The report said it could help Takata find a financial backer for its parts-supply operation.
Post-Brexit tariff compensation on EU exports could see the U.K. hand carmakers more money than they need to pay their British wages.
Chinese markets traded higher after stronger-than-expected twin PMI surveys gave investors a boost of confidence.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open, amid uncertainty surrounding the U.S. election and what the Fed might do next.
Honda Motor raised its full-year profit forecast due to lower costs and cost cuts which it expects will offset the impact of a stronger currency.
An American brand has finally joined the ranks of those building the best vehicles.
Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
Ford is giving up on making small cars in the U.S. and plans to move production of its compact cars to Mexico, reports the NYT.
Most Asia markets ended higher on Tuesday, as oil prices advanced and gaming shares retraced some of Monday's losses.
Most Asia markets traded lower on Monday, as gaming shares in the region came under pressure after China detained employees of Crown Resorts.
Honda is recalling its new 2016 Civics because the electric parking brake may work, according to USA Today.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Friday, as investors weighed price increases in China and the possibility of a Fed hike later in the year.
CNBC's Susan Li reports the highlights from September sales releases from automakers.
Major automakers reported lower September U.S. sales on Monday despite high consumer discounts, as pickup truck volumes fell for both GM and Ford.
The high-flying stock price put the Nutanix IPO on pace for the best debut of the year.