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GM Crossover Sales Surge Driving Retail Share Higher

GM Crossover Sales Surge Driving Retail Share Higher

General Motors today reported April sales of 244,406 crossovers, trucks and cars, driven by exceptionally strong crossover sales at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. GM expects to gain retail market share for the month, with industry volumes about equal to a year ago, adjusted for one fewer selling day. ... Continue reading

Mazda Reports April Sales

Mazda Reports April Sales

Mazda North American Operations today reported April U.S. sales of 24,164 vehicles, representing a decrease of 7.8 percent versus April of last year. With 26 selling days in April 2017 versus 27 year-over-year in 2016, the adjusted daily sales rate is down 4.2 percent. ... Continue reading

Mazda Canada reports sales for April 2017

Mazda Canada reports sales for April 2017

Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported April sales of 6,776 vehicles, which represents a decrease of 9.3 percent versus April 2016. Year to date sales are 22,260, which is an increase of 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2016. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Reports April 2017 Sales

Mitsubishi Motors Reports April 2017 Sales

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported April 2017 sales of 8,375. Mitsubishi’s compact CUV Outlander Sport continued its strong sales streak with its best April sales month ever, selling 2,688 up 2.8 percent over April 2016. ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Announces April Sales

Kia Motors America Announces April Sales

Kia Motors America today announced April sales of 53,358 units, led by the Forte nameplate with 10,496 units sold, the highest monthly sales total in company history for the family of compact cars. About Kia Motors America Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of ... Continue reading

Porsche Reports New All-time Record Sales Month in April

Porsche Reports New All-time Record Sales Month in April

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced April 2017 sales of 5,529 vehicles. This is a 2.2 percent increase over April 2016. ... Continue reading

American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April sales of 138,386 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 7.0 percent from year-ago results. The Honda Division saw a decrease of 6.3 percent on sales of 124,254 vehicles, while Honda trucks were up year-over-year, posting a 1.2 percent gain on sales of 61,114 units. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports April Sales of 26,932

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports April Sales of 26,932

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales volume at 26,932 units, decreasing 7.9% from the 29,236 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 106,073 units, increasing 1.0% from the previous year, which was a record for MBUSA. ... Continue reading

BMW Group U.S. Reports April 2017 Sales

BMW Group U.S. Reports April 2017 Sales

Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 9.3 percent in April for a total of 22,624 compared to 24,951 vehicles sold in April, 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 1.3 percent in the U.S. on sales of 94,306 vehicles compared to 95,564 sold in the first four months of 2016. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Reports Best Tucson Sales Month In Company History

Hyundai Motor America Reports Best Tucson Sales Month In Company History

Hyundai Motor America today set an all-time mark for monthly Tucson sales and along with increased demand for Elantra, Sonata and the Santa Fe family led to sales of 63,050 vehicles in April, an overall increase of 1 percent compared with April 2016. "Consumers are finding that within the heart of the Hyundai lineup th ... Continue reading

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Reports April Sales

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Reports April Sales

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. reported sales of 637 units in April 2017 compared to 604 sales in April 2016, representing an increase of 5.5%. This marks the nineteenth consecutive months of year-over-year sales growth for the brand. ... Continue reading

April Showers Subaru Canada with Sales for Best Month Ever

April Showers Subaru Canada with Sales for Best Month Ever

5,523 units retailed for best ever single month sales numbers Best ever year-to-date sales keep Subaru on track for sixth consecutive annual sales record MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce best ever monthly sales with 5,523 units retailed in the month of April. This b ... Continue reading

GM Opens Historic Durant-Dort Factory One +VIDEO

GM Opens Historic Durant-Dort Factory One +VIDEO

General Motors today opened the restored Durant-Dort Factory One, considered to be the company’s birthplace and epicenter of the global auto industry. Once home to the Flint Road Cart Co., established in 1886 by William Crapo “Billy” Durant and business partner Josiah Dallas Dort, it includes event space and a mo ... Continue reading

Renault Announces Pricing and Specifications for Connected and Distinctive New Captur

Renault Announces Pricing and Specifications for Connected and Distinctive New Captur

Renault has announced UK pricing and specifications for the New Renault Captur following its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Europe’s best-selling urban crossover in 2016 has reinvented itself to feature more distinctive styling and new advanced technologies, without sacrificing any of its user-friendline ... Continue reading

Dacia Announces New Logan MCV Stepway UK Pricing and Specifications

Dacia Announces New Logan MCV Stepway UK Pricing and Specifications

Dacia has announced UK pricing and specification for its New Logan MCV Stepway which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The distinctively rugged version of the New Logan MCV Stepway follows in the footsteps of the New Sandero Stepway. ... Continue reading

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