By Topic http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53469/more en June 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Tracking Ahead of 17 Million for Second Straight Month http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-2015-sales-thread <div class="field-deck"> U.S. LV Sales Updates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S automakers report June Light Vehicle sales today. WardsAuto total LV sales in the market to top 1.48 million units. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-2015-sales-thread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-2015-sales-thread#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1307311 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Sales Flat in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Toyota sold 209,912 units in June, down 0.1% from June 2014 on a daily-sales-rate basis. There was one more selling day last month than year-ago.</p> <p>The Toyota Div. fell 1% on a DSR basis. That includes sales of the Scion brand which were off 20.1% from year-ago.</p> <p>The Lexus luxury brand continues to ride a hot streak, as its sales increased 6.6% in June despite the extra day.</p> <p>The big story at Toyota and Lexus, as with most brands in the U.S. auto industry, is the continuing strength of the light-truck sector.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/toyota-sales-flat-june#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Toyota Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0000 1307721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>3,503 NX sales boosted Lexus in June.</strong></p> Ford’s June Sales Dip; F-Series Output Hits Intended Levels http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-s-june-sales-dip-f-series-output-hits-intended-levels <div class="node-body article-body">Ford delivered 220,704 vehicles last month, compared with 217,509 in the same period last year, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-s-june-sales-dip-f-series-output-hits-intended-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-s-june-sales-dip-f-series-output-hits-intended-levels#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Ford Lincoln Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:06:00 +0000 1307731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>F-Series production reaching target.</strong></p> GM’s June Sales Slip on Weak Car Demand, Rental Activity http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-june-sales-slip-weak-car-demand-rental-activity <div class="node-body article-body">The Detroit automaker sold 259,353 vehicles last month, compared with 267,461 in the same period last year, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-june-sales-slip-weak-car-demand-rental-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-s-june-sales-slip-weak-car-demand-rental-activity#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Buick Cadillac Chevrolet GMC Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:57:00 +0000 1307511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac SRX posts record June sales</strong></p> Chrysler Brand Chips In as FCA Posts Strong June in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us <div class="node-body article-body">Jeep’s best June ever, plus a strong showing from Chrysler’s 200 model, helped offset dips at Ram and FCA’s other brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/chrysler-brand-chips-fca-posts-strong-june-us#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chrysler Sales Results Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:14:00 +0000 1307681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chrysler 200 one of bright spots in FCA&rsquo;s June sales.</strong></p> FCA to Invest $280 Million in Indian Jeep Production http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Italian-American automaker will expand its existing joint venture with local manufacturer Tata Motors to assemble Jeep models in second-quarter 2017. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific India Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Globalization Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:00 +0000 1307451 at http://wardsauto.com Porsche Labor Rep Joins Volkswagen Supervisory Board http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Uwe Hueck, deputy chairman of the VW-owned sports car maker, replaces Juergen Dorn, the former lead labor representative at truck manufacturer MAN, on the parent company's 20-member board.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Germany Labor & Human Resources Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:43:00 +0000 1307251 at http://wardsauto.com Fewer U.S. Households Buying New Cars http://wardsauto.com/blog/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars <div class="node-body blog-body">If the same percentage of Americans bought cars and trucks this year as in 1978, we would see 22 million sales.</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/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fewer-us-households-buying-new-cars#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Product Development Sales Results Final Inspection Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1304791 at http://wardsauto.com Spanish Auto Industry Exec Bullish on 2016 Recovery http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery <div class="node-body article-body">Mario Armero says factors in his optimistic forecast include falling oil prices, an increase in money available for auto financing after the country’s latest fiscal reforms, and low interest rates set by the European Central Bank.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Spain Unspecified Companies Retail Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1305331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tiguan helps put VW brand in Spanish market&rsquo;s top rank.</strong></p> GM Korea Workers Authorize Strike http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Union members at GM Korea, which accounts for nearly 20% of the automaker's global production, voted to approve a possible strike over wages and production volumes.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific South Korea Labor & Human Resources Production Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1307111 at http://wardsauto.com