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FCA US October 2018 Sales Rise 16 Percent

FCA US October 2018 Sales Rise 16 Percent

November 1, 2018 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 177,391 vehicles in October, a 16 percent increase compared with sales in October 2017 of 153,373 vehicles. ... Continue reading

Journalist Comments and Data Factoids Concerning October 2018 US Auto Sales

Journalist Comments and Data Factoids Concerning October 2018 US Auto Sales

October 2018 auto sales in the U.S. came in higher than anticipated, beating the Cox Automotive forecast of 1.33 million vehicles sold. Trucks, SUVs and CUVs carried the month, again, with one manufacturing noting “historic” truck sales. ... Continue reading

INFINITI U.S. October 2018 Best-ever October Sales

INFINITI U.S. October 2018 Best-ever October Sales

INFINITI today reported its best-ever October sales in the U.S. of 11,880 vehicles, up 15 percent. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Reports October 2018 Sales

Hyundai Motor America Reports October 2018 Sales

Total Sales Up Slightly Retail Sales Increased by 8 Percent October Sales Records for Tucson, Elantra, Ioniq and Total SUV FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 – Hyundai Motor America reported October sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 53,025 units, a slight increase in comparison with October 2017. ... Continue reading

Envoy Technologies First to Deploy On-Demand, Community-Based Electric Vehicles in Sacramento as Part of Electrify America’s Sac-to-Zero Initiative

Envoy Technologies First to Deploy On-Demand, Community-Based Electric Vehicles in Sacramento as Part of Electrify America’s Sac-to-Zero Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs), today announced the first wave of live sites and vehicle deployments under the Electrify America Green City initiative in Sacramento called Sac-to-Zero. The companies joined Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinber ... Continue reading

Garry Enyart Elected Chairman of the Board for the RV Industry Association (RVIA)

Garry Enyart Elected Chairman of the Board for the RV Industry Association (RVIA)

MINNEAPOLIS--Cummins Inc. announced today that Garry Enyart, Director of Cummins Mobile Generator Business, has been elected Chairman of the board for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). Enyart began his career with Cummins in 1972 and became involved in the RV industry in 1978 as a sales representative. Many of the RV ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Reports October 2018 Sales of 27,537 Units

Mercedes-Benz Reports October 2018 Sales of 27,537 Units

ATLANTA--Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported October sales of 27,537 Mercedes-Benz models, a decrease of 4.9% from October 2017. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever October of 4,182 units (up 71.0%) and smart reported 95 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 31,814 vehicles for the month (up 0.9%). On a year ... Continue reading

Kia Reports October 2018 US Auto Sales

Kia Reports October 2018 US Auto Sales

IRVINE, Calif., November 1, 2018 – Kia Motors America today announced October sales of 45,102 vehicles, led by Forte with 9,537 units sold, the highest October sales total in company history for the nameplate. In addition, the brand’s popular Rio, Niro and Sportage models each posted double-digit gains of 45-, 11- ... Continue reading

BMW Reports October 2018 U.S. Sales

BMW Reports October 2018 U.S. Sales

BMW brand sales increase for twelfth consecutive month. BMW electrified vehicles accounted for 7.4 percent of total U.S. sales. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen of America October 2018 Sales

Volkswagen of America October 2018 Sales

Sales totaled 29,000 units, an increase of 4.6 percent compared to October 2017 Year-to-date sales totaled 295,228 units, an increase of 5.4 percent over 2017 SUV sales totaled 12,419, making up 43 percent of sales Sales of the all-new Tiguan totaled 7,097 units Jetta sales totaled 10,148 units Atlas sales totaled 4,72 ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicles Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis 2018-2025 by Product (Buses & Coaches, LCVs), & End Use (Industrial, Mining & Construction, Logistics) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicles Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis 2018-2025 by Product (Buses & Coaches, LCVs), & End Use (Industrial, Mining & Construction, Logistics) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Commercial Vehicles Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Buses & Coaches, LCVs), By End Use (Industrial, Mining & Construction, Logistics), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global commercial vehicles market siz ... Continue reading

Trucks and Electrified Vehicles Spark Strong October 2018 Sales for American Honda

Trucks and Electrified Vehicles Spark Strong October 2018 Sales for American Honda

American Honda trucks gain 6.5% to set new October record Honda electrified vehicles have best month on record, exceeding 6,000 retail sales for second month in a row Honda Pilot sales climb 31% for best October sales; Odyssey rises 15% Acura trucks set new October record, gaining 15% Acura RDX records best October and ... Continue reading

Toyota to Start New Service Promoting New User-Car Relationship

Toyota to Start New Service Promoting New User-Car Relationship

Beloved car subscription service called "KINTO" to be deployed TOKYO, Nov, 01 2018 Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) will start to deploy a new beloved car subscription service(1) called KINTO2, which proposes a new user-car relationship, from around the beginning of 2019. The automobile industry is facing a once-in-a- ... Continue reading

Toyota: The New Supra Coming to Detroit

Toyota: The New Supra Coming to Detroit

TOKYO, Oct, 31 2018 - Confirming one of the worst-kept secrets in the auto industry, Toyota announced it will premiere its oft-teased and much-anticipated 2020 Supra at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, held between January 14 and 27. Although Toyota ceased production of its highly pop ... Continue reading

Toyota to Innovate Japan Sales Network in Preparation for Society of Mobility

Toyota to Innovate Japan Sales Network in Preparation for Society of Mobility

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today it plans to build a more-regionally rooted Japanese sales network capable of providing new mobility services to survive this once-in-a-century transformational period. Such was confirmed at a meeting of representatives of its sales companies.To shift from a nationwide f ... Continue reading

Toyota Tundra Pie Pro Makes its Own Pizza at SEMA 2018

Toyota Tundra Pie Pro Makes its Own Pizza at SEMA 2018

Full-size Pizza-Making Pickup Truck is Powered by a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Powertrain from a Toyota Mirai PLANO, Texas, Oct, 31 2018; Appearing at Toyota's 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show display, the one-of-a-kind, Zero-emission Tundra PIE Pro is a mobile pizza factory that takes the party ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors October 2018 Sales up 8.4 Percent

Mitsubishi Motors October 2018 Sales up 8.4 Percent

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported October 2018 sales of 8,002 up 8.4 percent compared to October 2017 and its best October since 2007. Calendar year sales are 101,400 units sold, an increase of 17.1 percent over the same period in 2017. ... Continue reading

Nissan Group reports October 2018 U.S. sales

Nissan Group reports October 2018 U.S. sales

Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for October 2018 of 109,962 units, a decrease of 11 percent compared to the previous year. ... Continue reading

Automatic Tire Inflation System Market by Type, Component, On-Highway Vehicle, Off-Highway Vehicle and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automatic Tire Inflation System Market by Type, Component, On-Highway Vehicle, Off-Highway Vehicle and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automatic Tire Inflation System Market by Type (Central & Continuous), Component (ECU, Compressor, & Pressure Sensor), On-Highway Vehicle (PC & CV), Off-Highway Vehicle (Agriculture & Construction), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automa ... Continue reading

Compare.com Raises $35 Million to Expand Online Car Insurance Comparison Services for U.S. Consumers – Bringing Total Investment to $185 Million

Compare.com Raises $35 Million to Expand Online Car Insurance Comparison Services for U.S. Consumers – Bringing Total Investment to $185 Million

RICHMOND, Va.--Compare.com, the leading online car insurance comparison site, announced today that it has raised $35 Million to help fuel its expansion and brand development. Compare.com partners with over 60 top U.S. auto insurance companies to help drivers find accurate prices for the policy that best fits their need ... Continue reading

DIESEL BROTHERS UNVEIL NEW TIRE BRAND AT SEMA

DIESEL BROTHERS UNVEIL NEW TIRE BRAND AT SEMA

Hi, Exciting news! The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery Channel's hit show Diesel Brothers, announced yesterday they are partnering with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to launch a new tire brand: Legion Tires. On Oct. ... Continue reading

DropCar, Maven Car Sharing Expand Partnership to Baltimore

DropCar, Maven Car Sharing Expand Partnership to Baltimore

DropCar, Maven Car Sharing Expand Partnership to Baltimore General Motors mobility brand expands DropCar services to support Maven Car Sharing in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Baltimore. NEW YORK (November 1, 2018) DropCar, Inc. , a rapidly growing provider of app-based maintenance and logis ... Continue reading

Mitchell Diagnostics™ System Surpasses Quarter Million Repair Scan Milestone; Freedom Platform Extended

Mitchell Diagnostics™ System Surpasses Quarter Million Repair Scan Milestone; Freedom Platform Extended

SAN DIEGO--Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, announced a milestone for the Mitchell Diagnostics system: 300,000 repair scans have been completed using the industry-leading and ... Continue reading

Navigant Research Report Shows Electric Vehicle Charging Businesses Need to Consider Revenue Streams Outside of Energy Sales to be Competitive

Navigant Research Report Shows Electric Vehicle Charging Businesses Need to Consider Revenue Streams Outside of Energy Sales to be Competitive

BOULDER, Colo.--A new report from Navigant Research examines the current state of business models for the provision of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and networks. Until recently, EV charging was considered a niche business with little profit potential. ... Continue reading

State Auto Financial Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

State Auto Financial Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio--State Auto Financial Corporation today reported third quarter 2018 net income of $33.4 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $9.5 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, for the same 2017 period. Net income from operations per diluted share for the third quarter 2018 was $0.44 vers ... Continue reading

California-Based Outlet4cars Joins Flexdrive Marketplace to Further Drive Consumer-First Business Model

California-Based Outlet4cars Joins Flexdrive Marketplace to Further Drive Consumer-First Business Model

ATLANTA--Sacramento, Calif.-based Outlet4cars chose Flexdrive’s subscription technology platform and consumer-facing marketplace to further enhance the dealership’s offerings that tout a consumer-first mentality. Dealerships, like Outlet4cars, are looking to car subscriptions as a way to engage new customer segment ... Continue reading

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