Data Articles and Analysis http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/577561/more en World Vehicle Sales Down 2.1% in May http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may <div class="node-body article-body">All regions except North America were down from year-ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/world-vehicle-sales-down-21-may#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:56:00 +0000 1305901 at http://wardsauto.com Resurgent Large Van Segment Poses Questions for GM http://wardsauto.com/blog/resurgent-large-van-segment-poses-questions-gm <div class="node-body blog-body">General Motors will have to decide whether it wants to make a significant investment in the Large Van segment.</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/resurgent-large-van-segment-poses-questions-gm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/resurgent-large-van-segment-poses-questions-gm#comments Blog Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1304331 at http://wardsauto.com Forecast: SAAR Expected to Remain Above 17 Million in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-saar-expected-remain-above-17-million-june <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.48 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.24 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-saar-expected-remain-above-17-million-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-saar-expected-remain-above-17-million-june#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:38:00 +0000 1305321 at http://wardsauto.com Thai Auto Sales Decline for 24th Consecutive Month http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month <div class="node-body article-body">A Toyota Thailand executive says the year-to-date sales downturn shows the economy has not fully recovered and both residential and business customers remain cautious about investing and spending. But he says the June outlook is stable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/thai-auto-sales-decline-24th-consecutive-month#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Honda Isuzu Toyota Sales Results Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 1305211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>D-Max helps Isuzu fight off Toyota for CV sales lead.</strong></p> Kamaz Cuts Spare Autonomous-Truck Development http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development <div class="node-body article-body">Driving the cutbacks in both investment and production is a 40% decline in year-to-date sales from like-2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Russia Auto Makers Autonomous Vehicles Finance Future Products Product Development Production Sales Results Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:51:00 +0000 1304011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Weak ruble could strengthen exports of Kamaz dump trucks.</strong></p> Toyota Oz Starts Production Stretch Run in Black http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black <div class="node-body article-body">Profits for the year ended March 31 came even as the company incurred A$66 million of restructuring costs owing to the 2014 decision to stop Australian manufacturing and consolidate corporate operations by the end of 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-oz-starts-production-stretch-run-black#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Lexus Toyota Employment Finance Production Restructuring Sales Results Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1303141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Camry Hybrid helps power best result since 2008.</strong></p> GM’s Batey Says ‘Quality’ Share Barometer of Chevy’s Success http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success <div class="node-body article-body">GM’s volume brand at the end of May controlled 12.5% of the U.S. market, up a tick from 12.4% in the same period last year and good for No.2 behind Ford, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chevrolet Restructuring Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:15:00 +0000 1303961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Batey introduces Chevy Camaro Convertible.</strong></p> Mini on Track for Record Year, BMW Exec Says http://wardsauto.com/mini-track-record-year-bmw-exec-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Peter Schwarzenbauer, a board member of Mini parent BMW, says the brand's 163,000 year-to-date sales put it on track for record sales in 2015.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mini-track-record-year-bmw-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Germany Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1303831 at http://wardsauto.com Chevrolet Chief Batey Upbeat About China http://wardsauto.com/chevrolet-chief-batey-upbeat-about-china <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Alan Batey says he expects a good second-half showing in China by Chevrolet parent General Motors, but notes stepped-up competition is causing moderation in new-vehicle pricing. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chevrolet-chief-batey-upbeat-about-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Globalization Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:34:00 +0000 1303751 at http://wardsauto.com Will CARB’s Eased ZEV Rules Grow Cleaner-Car Demand? http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Tesla Volvo Car Electric Vehicles Emissions Engines Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1302421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi launching Outlander PHEV in U.S. next year.</strong></p>