Counting Cars http://wardsauto.com/blog/96679/feed en March 2014 Sales Thread (FINAL): Industry Exits Q1 with a Roar http://wardsauto.com/blog/march-2014-sales-thread-final-industry-exits-q1-roar <div class="node-body blog-body">March sales, buoyed by weather-related pent-up demand, lift U.S. LV SAAR to a 7-year high. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/march-2014-sales-thread-final-industry-exits-q1-roar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/march-2014-sales-thread-final-industry-exits-q1-roar#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:01:00 +0000 986041 at http://wardsauto.com Audio Insights: WardsAuto Discusses February Sales with Media http://wardsauto.com/blog/audio-insights-wardsauto-discusses-february-sales-media <div class="node-body blog-body">Link to audio of separate interviews with WardsAuto Editorial Director Dave Zoia and Analyst Haig Stoddard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/audio-insights-wardsauto-discusses-february-sales-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/audio-insights-wardsauto-discusses-february-sales-media#comments Blog Data Center Sales & Marketing U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:24:00 +0000 967141 at http://wardsauto.com February 2014 Sales Thread (FINAL): No Thaw Yet http://wardsauto.com/blog/february-2014-sales-thread-final-no-thaw-yet <div class="node-body blog-body">Sales still chilly, as February sales fail to match year-ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/february-2014-sales-thread-final-no-thaw-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/february-2014-sales-thread-final-no-thaw-yet#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:24:00 +0000 964951 at http://wardsauto.com January Sales Thread (FINAL): US LV Sales Plummet With Temperature http://wardsauto.com/blog/january-sales-thread-final-us-lv-sales-plummet-temperature <div class="node-body blog-body">Cold weather hampered retail activity in January, dropping the U.S. LV SAAR well below expectations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/january-sales-thread-final-us-lv-sales-plummet-temperature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/january-sales-thread-final-us-lv-sales-plummet-temperature#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:10:00 +0000 944901 at http://wardsauto.com December Sales Thread: Automakers Deliver 15.53 MLN LVs in 2013 http://wardsauto.com/blog/december-sales-thread-automakers-deliver-1553-mln-lvs-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body">A 4% increase in December DSR brought 2013 LV sales to 15.53 million units, up 7.5% from 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/december-sales-thread-automakers-deliver-1553-mln-lvs-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/december-sales-thread-automakers-deliver-1553-mln-lvs-2013#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Fri, 03 Jan 2014 20:05:00 +0000 923541 at http://wardsauto.com November Sales Thread (FINAL): SAAR Soars Past 16 Million http://wardsauto.com/blog/november-sales-thread-final-saar-soars-past-16-million <div class="node-body blog-body">Strong retail sales lifted the U.S. LV SAAR to its highest level in over six-and-a-half years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/november-sales-thread-final-saar-soars-past-16-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/november-sales-thread-final-saar-soars-past-16-million#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Counting Cars Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:20:00 +0000 906811 at http://wardsauto.com Withering Minivans: Iconic Segment Continues Slide http://wardsauto.com/blog/withering-minivans-iconic-segment-continues-slide <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. sales of minivans have slowly declining for 18 years. With relatively little new product coming to the segment in the next couple years, the slide shows few signs of stopping.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/withering-minivans-iconic-segment-continues-slide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/withering-minivans-iconic-segment-continues-slide#comments Blog Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Counting Cars Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:56:00 +0000 881411 at http://wardsauto.com October Sales Thread: (FINAL) October SAAR Finishes Below Trend http://wardsauto.com/blog/october-sales-thread-final-october-saar-finishes-below-trend <div class="node-body blog-body">October daily sales rose 6.5% in October, but the monthly SAAR finished below Q3 and YTD rates. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/october-sales-thread-final-october-saar-finishes-below-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/october-sales-thread-final-october-saar-finishes-below-trend#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:38:00 +0000 880391 at http://wardsauto.com Strained North American Automakers to Hit 14-Year High in 4Q Output http://wardsauto.com/blog/strained-north-american-automakers-hit-14-year-high-4q-output <div class="node-body blog-body">Honda, Nissan and Toyota all will have all-time record fourth quarters this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/strained-north-american-automakers-hit-14-year-high-4q-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/strained-north-american-automakers-hit-14-year-high-4q-output#comments Blog Plants & Production Auto Makers North America North America - Regional Auto Makers Production Counting Cars Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:47:00 +0000 866731 at http://wardsauto.com September Sales Thread: SAAR Falls to Five-Month Low http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-sales-thread-saar-falls-five-month-low <div class="node-body blog-body">With 1.13 million U.S. light-vehicle sold in September, the monthly SAAR fell to its lowest level since April.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-sales-thread-saar-falls-five-month-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-sales-thread-saar-falls-five-month-low#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:27:00 +0000 856541 at http://wardsauto.com August Sales Thread (FINAL): SAAR Hits 16 Million http://wardsauto.com/blog/august-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-16-million <div class="node-body blog-body">Auto makers sell nearly 1.5 million LVs, driving SAAR to 69-month high. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/august-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-16-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/august-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-16-million#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:16:00 +0000 839591 at http://wardsauto.com July Sales Thread: July SAAR Second Best Since December 2007 http://wardsauto.com/blog/july-sales-thread-july-saar-second-best-december-2007 <div class="node-body blog-body">Toyota bests Ford, Honda outsells Chrysler. Industry LV SAAR tracking at 15.5 million - a step down from June's 15.9 million SAAR. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/july-sales-thread-july-saar-second-best-december-2007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/july-sales-thread-july-saar-second-best-december-2007#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:55:00 +0000 821191 at http://wardsauto.com June Sales Thread: (FINAL) SAAR Hits 15.9 Million, Best June Since 2006 http://wardsauto.com/blog/june-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-159-million-best-june-2006 <div class="node-body blog-body">Daily sales rose 13.2% over year-ago giving the industry its best June since 2006 and lifting the monthly LV SAAR to a 67-month high. .</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/june-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-159-million-best-june-2006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/june-sales-thread-final-saar-hits-159-million-best-june-2006#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results automotive sales forecast u.s. car and light truck sales results Counting Cars Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:31:00 +0000 802401 at http://wardsauto.com Dodge’s Future and Other Questions Loom at Fiat-Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/blog/dodge-s-future-and-other-questions-loom-fiat-chrysler <div class="node-body blog-body">Dodge will have another gaping hole in its portfolio after the Avenger midsize sedan ends production early next year, which follows the previous move of its pickups to the recently created Ram brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/dodge-s-future-and-other-questions-loom-fiat-chrysler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/dodge-s-future-and-other-questions-loom-fiat-chrysler#comments Data Center Plants & Production Auto Makers North America North America - Regional Chrysler Fiat Sales & Marketing Production Counting Cars Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:11:00 +0000 791511 at http://wardsauto.com May Sales Thread: SAAR Bounces Back to Q1 Level http://wardsauto.com/blog/may-sales-thread-saar-bounces-back-q1-level <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. Light Vehicle market posts 24th consecutive month of year-over-year volume gains, as May sales rise 8.7%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/may-sales-thread-saar-bounces-back-q1-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/may-sales-thread-saar-bounces-back-q1-level#comments Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:51:00 +0000 784091 at http://wardsauto.com