Data Articles and Analysis http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/577561/more en Current Data Center Graphs http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Current charts and graphs from WardsAuto Data Center.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs#comments Public Data Center Auto Makers North America - Regional Capacity Utilization Inventories Production Sales Results Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:55:00 +0000 494881 at http://wardsauto.com France Vehicle Sales Up 2.9% in January http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/france-vehicle-sales-29-january <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">France vehicle sales totaled 161,905 for January 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/france-vehicle-sales-29-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/france-vehicle-sales-29-january#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe France Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:22:00 +0000 1234221 at http://wardsauto.com World Vehicle Sales Show Solid Growth in January http://wardsauto.com/world/world-vehicle-sales-show-solid-growth-january <div class="node-body article-body">North American deliveries climbed 13.5% to 1.4 million units, the largest year-over-year growth for the region since August 2013’s 14.9% increase.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/world/world-vehicle-sales-show-solid-growth-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/world/world-vehicle-sales-show-solid-growth-january#comments Public Gated Data Center World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing World Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:02:00 +0000 1234091 at http://wardsauto.com Forecast: February U.S. LV Sales Continue Gains http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-february-us-lv-sales-continue-gains <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.29 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.7 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-february-us-lv-sales-continue-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/forecast-february-us-lv-sales-continue-gains#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:05:00 +0000 1233571 at http://wardsauto.com Gen Z Buyers Prefer Ford, Automaker's Study Finds http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gen-z-buyers-prefer-ford-automakers-study-finds <div class="node-body article-body">Ford-commissioned survey indicates Gen Z consumers prefer cars over CUVs, largely due to economic reasons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gen-z-buyers-prefer-ford-automakers-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gen-z-buyers-prefer-ford-automakers-study-finds#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Ford Sales Results Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:22:00 +0000 1233321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subcompact cars such as Ford Fiesta coveted by young buyers.&nbsp;</strong></p> Market Leader Toyota Australia Sales Hit 6 Million http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million <div class="node-body article-body">Australians have bought 3.5 million Toyota cars, more than 1.7 million light-commercial vehicles and 830,000 SUVs since the automaker launched sales in 1958. Toyota estimates about 62% of the vehicles still are registered.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/market-leader-toyota-australia-sales-hit-6-million#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Toyota Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:33:00 +0000 1233341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Corolla <em>(front right)</em> top-selling brand in Toyota range.</strong></p> Italy Vehicle Sales Up 10.4% in January http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Italy vehicle sales totaled 142,307 units for January 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/italy-vehicle-sales-104-january#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Italy Auto Makers Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:46:00 +0000 1233231 at http://wardsauto.com Thai Automakers Predict Rebound in 2015 Production http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production <div class="node-body article-body">The industry is targeting a 14.4% year-on-year improvement from 2014, when output fell short of projections amid political turmoil and economic uncertainty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thai-automakers-predict-rebound-2015-production#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Isuzu Mazda Nissan Toyota Production Sales Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1232581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Market leader Toyota withstands 26.5% retreat in January car sales.</strong></p> Corvette Z06 Tutorial: Know Your Limits http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 650-hp super car is capable of sprinting to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and traversing a quarter-mile (0.4 km) in less than 11 seconds. If you don’t know your limitations as a driver, or passenger, the Z06 will.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Porsche Aluminum Automatic Brakes Carbon Fiber Gasoline Manual Product Development Sales Results Supercharger Test Drives aerodynamics Alex MacDonald Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Corvette Z07 Corvette ZR1 downforce Michelin Pilot Sport Cup motion sickness Performance Data Recorder Spring Mountain Tadge Juechter Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:02:00 +0000 1227491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM sold 1,500 all-new Corvette Z06s in December.</strong></p> Small But Scrappy Honda Spain Mounting Comeback http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback <div class="node-body article-body">Honda Spain sales rose 13.5% in 2013 and 11.4% in 2014 to help the country’s car market recover more rapidly than those elsewhere in Western Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Spain Honda Diesel Gasoline Sales Results Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:39:00 +0000 1231381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda adds two gasoline options to popular diesel in &rsquo;15 Civic.</strong></p>