Counting Cars http://wardsauto.com/blog/96679/feed Blogs and commentary about automotive data, industry trends, and the future of the auto industry. 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