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Kia Motors Posts Global Sales of 208,908 Vehicles in January

Kia Motors Posts Global Sales of 208,908 Vehicles in January

Kia Motors Corporation announced January 2019 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 208,908 units sold, which represents a 1.2 percent year-on-year increase. Overseas sales increased 2.2 percent compared to the previous year, posting 170,898 u ... Continue reading

KIA MOTORS AMERICA JANUARY 2019 SALES

KIA MOTORS AMERICA JANUARY 2019 SALES

Rio, Soul, Optima and Sedona Post Double Digit Year-Over-Year Increases IRVINE, Calif., February 1, 2019 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced January sales of 37,376 vehicles, led by the Soul which posted a 19.5-percent increase over the same period last year. Overall, Kia sales are up 4.9-percent year-over-yea ... Continue reading

New car Preview: 2019 Honda Passport - Specs, Prices, Pictures, Comparisons - It's E15 Approved

New car Preview: 2019 Honda Passport - Specs, Prices, Pictures, Comparisons - It's E15 Approved

Unique blend of on-and off-road capability Class-leading safety features and standard Honda Sensing® Standard 280HP V6, available i-VTM4™ torque vectoring AWD with 5,000-pound towing capacity Best-in-class interior volume and passenger space The all-new 2019 Honda Passport begins arriving at Honda dealerships nation ... Continue reading

ERWIN RAPHAEL PROMOTED TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF GENESIS MOTOR AMERICA

ERWIN RAPHAEL PROMOTED TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF GENESIS MOTOR AMERICA

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., February 1, 2019 – Erwin Raphael has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer, Genesis Motor America, effective immediately. Erwin will continue to be responsible for the strategic direction and management of all Genesis operations in the United States, including sales and mar ... Continue reading

Porsche Starts 2019 With Record U.S. Retail Sales in January

Porsche Starts 2019 With Record U.S. Retail Sales in January

Following a record 2018, deliveries for the month increased 12.5 percentATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2019 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced that January retail sales climbed 12.5 percent from a y ... Continue reading

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS BEST-EVER JANUARY SALES

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS BEST-EVER JANUARY SALES

Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 46,072 vehicle sales for January 2019, a 3.9 percent increase compared to January 2018, and the best January in the history of the company. These results continue the automaker’s sales momentum from 2018 where Subaru achieved ten consecutive years of record sales and exceeded 68 ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports January 2019 U.S. Sales.

BMW of North America Reports January 2019 U.S. Sales.

Outlook 2019: Continued Growth on Level with 2018. BMW Product Offensive Continues; Four All-New Models Arrive in Q1. ... Continue reading

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AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday February 2, 2019; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM - Helping You Enjoy Your Drive

Car Question or Concern? Automotive Career Opportunity, Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 To Speak On Air With An Auto Lab Expert ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported January 2019 sales of 156,021 vehicles, a decrease of 6.6 percent from January 2018 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days year over year, sales were down 6.6 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Toyota division posted January sales of 138,601 un ... Continue reading

Mazda Reports January US Sales Results

Mazda Reports January US Sales Results

Mazda Reports January US Sales Results February 1, 2019 IRVINE, Calif. (Feb. ... Continue reading

2016-2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RECALL

2016-2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RECALL

WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2019) – Mazda North American Operations has filed a Defect and Non-Compliance Information Report with NHTSA regarding a safety concern with certain Model Year (MY) 2016-2019 Mazda MX-5 Miatas. In affected vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions, electrical noise in the range signal ... Continue reading

January 2019; American Honda Reports Sales Increases for Both Honda and Acura Brands

January 2019; American Honda Reports Sales Increases for Both Honda and Acura Brands

Feb 1, 2019 American Honda posts 1.5% sales increase despite late January ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports 2019 January Sales

FCA US Reports 2019 January Sales

February 1, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC said today January U.S. sales rose 2 percent to 136,082 vehicles compared with sales of 132,803 vehicles in January 2018. ... Continue reading

Nissan Group reports January 2019 U.S. sales

Nissan Group reports January 2019 U.S. sales

January 2019 January 2018 % chg Nissan Group Total sales (units) 100,741 123,538 -18.5 Nissan Division sales 90,439 112,903 -19.9 INFINITI sales* 10,302 10,635 -3.1 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for January 2019 of 100,741 units, a decrease of 19 percent compared to the prior year. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Reports January 2019 Sales

Hyundai Motor America Reports January 2019 Sales

Hyundai Sales Up 3 Percent Best January SUV Sales Total Ever Kona, the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, Continues to Perform Well with Nearly 6,000 Units Sold FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2019 – Hyundai Motor America reported January sales of 40,796 units, a 3 percent increase in comparison with Januar ... Continue reading

INFINITI USA Reports January 2019 Sales

INFINITI USA Reports January 2019 Sales

2019 2018 % Change January Sales 10,302 10,635 -3.1 Total Sales 10,302 10,635 -3.1 NASHVILLE, Tenn. Feb 1, 2019 – INFINITI today reported U.S. sales of 10,302 vehicles in January, a decrease of 3 percent. ... Continue reading

January 2019 US Auto Sales Journalist Comments

January 2019 US Auto Sales Journalist Comments

Welcome to reporting day for January sales, where General Motor and Ford, roughly 30 percent of the U.S. car market, are not publicly sharing. Companies that have reported are mostly below forecast, with FCA and Nissan coming in well below. ... Continue reading

2019 Electric Vehicle (EV) Impact Report - EV Shipments are Poised to Grow with a CAGR of 35% from 2016-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2019 Electric Vehicle (EV) Impact Report - EV Shipments are Poised to Grow with a CAGR of 35% from 2016-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Electric Vehicle (EV) Impact Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Electric Vehicle (EV) shipments are poised to grow with a CAGR of 35% from 2016-2025. ... Continue reading

Allison’s Hybrid Transmission to Provide Propulsion for Suffolk County Transit

Allison’s Hybrid Transmission to Provide Propulsion for Suffolk County Transit

INDIANAPOLIS--Suffolk County Transit has announced that more than 20 of their New Flyer buses will be equipped with Allison Transmission’s electric hybrid. Suffolk County Transit is the provider of bus services in Suffolk County, New York on Long Island. ... Continue reading

Galpin Motors Reaches New Heights As Each Of Its Dealers Finish In The Top Ten in Sales Nationally

Galpin Motors Reaches New Heights As Each Of Its Dealers Finish In The Top Ten in Sales Nationally

[cid:image002.png@01D4B953.68CAC3D0]FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contacts: Sanaz Marbley/Will Brewer JMPR Public Relations (818) 992-4353 smarbley@jmpr.com wbrewer@jmpr.com GALPIN MOTORS REACHES NEW HEIGHTS AS EACH OF ITS DEALERS FINISH IN THE TOP TEN IN SALES NATIONALLY FOR 2018 Maintaining Its Leading Spot, Galpin Fo ... Continue reading

Graham Holdings Company Acquires Two Automotive Dealerships

Graham Holdings Company Acquires Two Automotive Dealerships

ARLINGTON, Va.--Graham Holdings Company today announced it has acquired two automotive dealerships, Lexus of Rockville and Honda of Tysons Corner, from Sonic Automotive, Inc. . The purchase price was not disclosed. The Company also announced it has entered into an agreement with Christopher (Chris) J. Ourisman, a membe ... Continue reading

Polaris Industries Declares Increase in Cash Dividend

Polaris Industries Declares Increase in Cash Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors approved a 2 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend, raising the payout to $0.61 per share. This increase represents the 24th consecutive year of Polaris increasing its dividend effective with the 2019 first quarter divide ... Continue reading

Dodge//SRT, Mopar Add NHRA National Event Title Sponsorships at Houston and Las Vegas Races

Dodge//SRT, Mopar Add NHRA National Event Title Sponsorships at Houston and Las Vegas Races

February 1, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Dodge//SRT and Mopar announced today a partnership with Pennzoil to pump up participation in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), doubling their number of event title sponsorships for the 2019 season. ... Continue reading

Global Truck Refrigeration Unit Market, 2019-2025 - The Increasing Sales of Electric Buses Presents Lucrative Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Truck Refrigeration Unit Market, 2019-2025 - The Increasing Sales of Electric Buses Presents Lucrative Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Truck Refrigeration Unit Market by Type, Industry, Bus Length, Trailer Size, Application, Vehicle Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The truck refrigeration unit market is estimated to be USD 10.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach ... Continue reading

Vehicle Scanner Market by Scanner, Structure, Application, Technology, Component - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Vehicle Scanner Market by Scanner, Structure, Application, Technology, Component - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Vehicle Scanner Market by Scanner (fixed, portable), Structure (drive-through, UVSS), Application (Critical Infrastructure Protection, Commercial), Technology (Sensing, Illuminating, Scanning, Imaging, Processing), Component-Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offerin ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show to Host Chicago Friday Night Flights, A New Craft Beer Night

Chicago Auto Show to Host Chicago Friday Night Flights, A New Craft Beer Night

Chicago Auto Show to Host Chicago Friday Night Flights, A New Craft Beer Night Attendees can Sample Beer from a Dozen Local Breweries on Friday, Feb. 15 CHICAGO (Feb. ... Continue reading

Dodge//SRT, Mopar Add NHRA National Event Title Sponsorships at Houston and Las Vegas Races

Dodge//SRT, Mopar Add NHRA National Event Title Sponsorships at Houston and Las Vegas Races

*Brands partner with Pennzoil to double NHRA sponsorship reach to four events in 2019* · Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil set for April 12-14 near Houston · Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil return to Denver area on July 19-21 · Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Best January Sales since 2007

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Best January Sales since 2007

CYPRESS, Calif. February 1, 2019; Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year*, today reported January 2019 sales of 8,708, an increase of 2.7 percent over January 2018. ... Continue reading

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