Inventories http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53343/more en Sky-High U.S. Demand in August Pares Inventory for September http://wardsauto.com/north-america/sky-high-us-demand-august-pares-inventory-september <div class="node-body article-body">The combination of total LV inventory 3% above year-ago, and stocks of the strongest growing segment group increasing month-to-month, points to a fifth straight 17 million-plus SAAR in September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/sky-high-us-demand-august-pares-inventory-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/sky-high-us-demand-august-pares-inventory-september#comments Premium Limited Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Inventories Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:17:00 +0000 1341841 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Extends Halt in Tianjin Port Operations http://wardsauto.com/toyota-extends-halt-tianjin-port-operations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker will suspend operations near the Chinese port of Tianjin through Sunday instead of Wednesday as originally planned, due to safety concerns following last week's deadly warehouse explosion.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-extends-halt-tianjin-port-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Inventories Logistics Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:55:00 +0000 1333991 at http://wardsauto.com China Port Explosion Damages Cars, Disrupts Shipments http://wardsauto.com/china-port-explosion-damages-cars-disrupts-shipments <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Toyota says it will halt operations through Wednesday at its plant in Tianjin, where more than 100 people died in a series of explosions last week. Volkswagen, Renault and Mitsubishi cars were damaged in the blasts and BMW diverted shipments of automobiles from Tianjin to Shanghai.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-port-explosion-damages-cars-disrupts-shipments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Inventories Logistics Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:07:00 +0000 1332481 at http://wardsauto.com GM, Former Russian Dealers in Contentious Talks http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-former-russian-dealers-contentious-talks <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the current difficulties, negotiations are expected to continue. Legal action by the dealers likely would result in the termination of service contracts by GM, potentially exposing bigger retailers with large customer bases to further losses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-former-russian-dealers-contentious-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-former-russian-dealers-contentious-talks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Cadillac Chevrolet Daewoo Opel/Vauxhall Politics Dealership Management Inventories Restructuring Sales Results Vehicles in Operation Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:21:00 +0000 1328931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker will continue importing Cadillacs into Russia.</strong></p> July U.S. Inventory Points to More Robust Sales in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/july-us-inventory-points-more-robust-sales-august <div class="node-body article-body">CUVs are poised for continued record market penetration in August, while share for most large trucks could waver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/july-us-inventory-points-more-robust-sales-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/july-us-inventory-points-more-robust-sales-august#comments Premium Limited Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Inventories Thu, 06 Aug 2015 11:03:00 +0000 1327311 at http://wardsauto.com Russian Government Sweetens Automaker Subsidy Pot http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-government-sweetens-automaker-subsidy-pot <div class="node-body article-body">Most of the new funding will be used to compensate local and global automakers for discounts given dealers in a market where, according to WardsAuto data, sales fell 29.7% year-on-year in June and were off 36.4% through the first half of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-government-sweetens-automaker-subsidy-pot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-government-sweetens-automaker-subsidy-pot#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Auto Makers Dealerships Politics Retail Finance Incentives Inventories Sales Results Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:57:00 +0000 1326351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai, sister brand Kia run 2-3 in first-half sales race.</strong></p> Chrysler Building Ram 1500 Diesels, But Sales Lag http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag <div class="node-body blog-body">Through June, FCA says the diesel makes up 18% of the Ram 1500s shipped from the plant but only 12% of the retail mix. The automaker says a 20% retail mix remains in sight. But it should have been achieved by now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/chrysler-building-ram-1500-diesels-sales-lag#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional Mexico U.S. Italy Ram Diesel Engine Incentives Inventories Registrations Sales Results Vehicle Assembly 3.0L EcoDiesel Brighton Chrysler EcoDiesel installation rate Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Zeigler Chrysler Final Inspection Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1315181 at http://wardsauto.com Imports Push June U.S. Inventory Above Year-Ago Levels http://wardsauto.com/north-america/imports-push-june-us-inventory-above-year-ago-levels <div class="node-body article-body">Imports Push June U.S. Inventory Above Year-Ago Levels</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/imports-push-june-us-inventory-above-year-ago-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/imports-push-june-us-inventory-above-year-ago-levels#comments Premium Limited Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Inventories Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:47:00 +0000 1310031 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Reportedly Planning Second U.S. Plant http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker denies a report by the Korean government’s Yonhap news agency that it will build a second U.S. plant to meet demand for CUVs, a market segment in which it offers only two models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific North America U.S. South Korea Hyundai Capacity Utilization Inventories Vehicle Assembly Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:27:00 +0000 1302321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker boosting exports of Korea-made Tucson to U.S.</strong></p> May U.S. Inventory Points to Another Sales Boom in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-us-inventory-points-another-sales-boom-june <div class="node-body article-body">The odds are June will be the second straight month with a 17 million-plus SAAR, which would be the first time that has occurred since 2004.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-us-inventory-points-another-sales-boom-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/may-us-inventory-points-another-sales-boom-june#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Inventories Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:37:00 +0000 1292761 at http://wardsauto.com