Ultimately, many on Wall Street will combine August and September, look at the combined sales rate and then compare it against the SAAR from earlier this year.
New data from Experian Automotive shows a record high of 27.6 percent of financed new vehicles purchases in the second quarter being a lease.
The Dedicated Short-Range Communications, or DSRC, system the Japanese maker demonstrated this week can track pedestrians and motorcycles even when they're out of the line of sight.
Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, but gains were capped by uncertainty over the stability of emerging markets and the possibility of a military strike against Syria despite indications a delay might be in the offing.
More and more Americans are getting rid of their old clunkers and that's a good problem for the nation's automakers, Ford CEO Alan Mulally told CNBC.
The Odyssey is the first minivan to pass rigorous safety testing administered by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Additional workers, and a second shift has been added at the automaker's Flat Rock assembly plant to ramp up supply.
Asian stocks bounced between gains and losses in volatile trade on Tuesday amid fears of a possible confrontation with Syria and as emerging markets were sharply sold-off.
Tesla sales in the Golden State are supercharging: Sales of the electric car have surpassed Porsche, Jaguar, Volvo, Land Rover, and Lincoln.
Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA) have been in overdrive, up 353 percent on the year. But could the stock be overvalued? You'll be surprised to hear what CEO Elon Musk thinks. But first, Phil Lebeau asks if the Tesla co-founder considers his company a tech-innovator or an automaker.
Asian equity markets tracked Wall Street's fall on Tuesday on concerns when the Federal Reserve might start to pare back its asset purchases.
China still doesn't have a truly mammoth, global brand. No Apple. No Samsung. No Ikea.
The Japanese car company has launched Project Drive-In, an effort to rescue at least some of the remaining theaters that continue to operate once the sun goes down.
New rules announced Wednesday aim to make it easier to find out if a vehicle has been subject to a recall and whether it has been repaired.
It's not just wishful thinking to want Musk to build at least a prototype of his proposed Hyperloop. But it's the only logical way we'll see if high speed mass transportation can become a reality.
Craig Irwin, clean tech analyst, Wedbush Securities, talks about Tesla's "impressive" quarter. Irwin says the stock will likely bounce around a little in the next few months. Tesla is a technology company that makes cars. They don't have the legacy issues of a GM, he adds.
Americans are making their old cars and trucks run longer. A study by Polk finds the average age for vehicles in America has climbed to an all-time high of 11.4 years.
When CarInsurance.com asked 1,500 drivers to choose from 12 cars made in the last decade that they would be most embarrassed to drive, the Smart fortwo built by Daimler AG easily topped the list.
While it's hard to find a manufacturer that hasn't been pushing for improved fuel economy, there's still a big gap between brands, according to a study by GasBuddy.com.
Toyota Motor's slower-than-expected growth in Southeast Asia is becoming a headache as the world's best-selling carmaker closes on its six-year-old profit record.