Autos

China Expected to Lead Soaring Global Demand for Electric Vehicles

The demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing rapidly, with the global stock numbers crossing the 1 million mark in 2015 and then 2 million in 2016. A new market ...
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Ford November European Sales Volume Rises, Market Share Dips

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 5.9% in November, compared with new registrations in November of 2016. New ...
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Why Is Ford Offering Aggressive 0% (Zero?) Financing on Its Industry Leading F-150?

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) F-150 pickup has been the top-selling vehicle in the United States for decades. Its sales are up 10.1% through November to 807,379. So, why is ...
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Do You Really Need to Pay the Price for Premium Gasoline?

Pump prices for gasoline have risen for several months now as the production cuts instituted by OPEC and its partners have begun to force consuming nations to draw down oversupplied ...
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US Auto Fuel Economy Rating 25 MPG in November

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in November 2017 was 25.0 miles per gallon, down from the October average of 25.1 mpg. For all ...
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US Auto Loans Up 6% Year Over Year, Total Now $1.12 Trillion

Whether U.S. consumers are purchasing a new or a used car, the odds are very high that an auto loan is involved. Some 85.5% of all new car buyers and ...
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Will the Ability to Order Coffee Sell Self-Driving Cars?

The public is intrigued by self-driving cars, and some people are a little afraid of them. Can a machine do a better job than a human? Will the machine take ...
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US November New Car Sales to 1.4 Million, Annualized Rate of 17.55 Million

Automakers posted their third-strongest monthly sales of the year in November, with a 17.55 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) on total monthly sales of 1.4 million units. Analysts were ...
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General Motors China Sales Now 50% Higher Than in US

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) fate relies as much on China as it does the manufacturer's new electronic vehicles and self-driving cars. The point was hammered home as GM posted ...
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Ford Adds to Pickup Market Share, Sales Lead in November

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 72,769 F-Series pickups in November, topping sales of General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy Silverado by 26,328 units. Adding in sales of the GMC ...
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NADA Forecasts 2018 Auto Sales at 16.7 Million, Down About 2%

With a month still left to go in 2017, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) released its forecast for 2018 sales of new cars and light trucks (pickups, sport utility ...
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GM Reports 3% Dip in November Sales, Inventory Overhang Rises to 83 Days

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Friday posted total November U.S. sales of 245,387 vehicles, a decrease of 2.9% compared with November 2016. Retail deliveries dropped 0.1% in the month ...
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Fiat Sales Plunge 28% in November

Opening the door once again to asking why Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) continues to sell the Fiat brand in the United States, its November sales fell 28% to ...
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Ford November Sales Up Nearly 7%, Led by SUVs

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Friday reported a U.S. sales increase of 6.7% year over year in November, to 210,771 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with November 2016 sales ...
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Jeep Sales Down 2% in November, FCA Sales Slip 4% Overall

Year over year, sales dropped 4% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in November to 154,919 units. The Jeep brand posted a sales drop of 2% year over year ...
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