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GM, Fiat Chrysler see June sales rise in Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) -- June auto sales in Canada advanced at General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, bolstered by healthy demand for pickup trucks. andnbsp; Fiat Chrysler's Canadian sales notched a 1 percent rise to 27,217 vehicles, as Dodge and Chrysler minivan sales rose 14 percent to 6,186
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FCA outsells Ford on retail side for first time? Not so fast
There was a bit of chest-thumping Wednesday when it was discovered that Fiat Chrysler in June had sold 278 more vehicles at retail (excluding fleet sales) in the U.S. than did rival Ford Motor Co. Various news stories -- including some in Automotive News -- said it was the first month in which Fiat
Fleet's Role in Detroit 3 Sales (7/2/15)
Synder: How fleet factored into Detroit 3 sales; BMW slips past Mercedes; Famed designer Giugiaro quits his firm; 17th Ford Escape recall; Volvo's twist on child safety seats.
North America production downtime overtime - 07/06/15
North America production downtime overtime - 07/06/15
Week ending July 11
Brampton, Ontario; Toledo (Ohio) North;
Toledo (Ohio) Supplier Park; Warren, Mich.
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Chicago; Louisville (Ky.) Assembly
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VW worker killed by robot in Germany
FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen Group said a contractor was crushed to death by a robot at its German components factory in Kassel, north of Frankfurt. The 21-year-old worker was part of a two-man team setting up the robot on Monday when it grabbed him and crushed him against a metal plate, a company ...
June U.S. Sales Winners, Losers (7/2/15)
June U.S. Sales Winners, Losers; FCA, NHTSA to face off; Nissan axes hybrid Pathfinder; Magna Steyr to build JLR models; Robot kills VW worker; Cuban cars inspire reality show.
Hellcats star in new Dodge image campaign
Dodge is launching an ad campaign this weekend starring the Hellcat trims of the Challenger and Charger, along with the Viper GTS. The production, titled "Predators," has 30- and 90-second cuts and uses the Phil Collins hit "In the Air Tonight" as a surprisingly mellow backdrop while the roaring ...
Tesla vehicle sales rise 52% in Q2
(Bloomberg) -- Tesla Motors Inc. beat its car-sales forecast for the second consecutive quarter with a 52 percent surge in the three months through June. Tesla delivered 11,507 Model S sedans in the period, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based manufacturer said Thursday in a statement of preliminary figures
BMW begins tests of fuel-cell car developed with Toyota
MIRAMAS, France (Bloomberg) -- BMW will test a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells -- developed with Toyota -- for the first time on public roads this month as the German automaker looks to expand clean-car offerings after rolling out the battery-powered i3 in 2013. The company plans "a ...
Car design legend Giugiaro quits company he founded
TURIN andndash; Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, whose work includes the original Volkswagen Golf and first Fiat Panda, has resigned from Italdesign Giugiaro SpA, the styling and engineering company he founded in 1968. The move comes roughly five years after Giugiaro, 76, sold a 90.1 ...
German car sales rose 13% in June, helped by extra sales days
BERLIN (Reuters) -- New-car registrations in Germany jumped 13 percent in June, helped by two extra sales days and a growing economy. The surge in June registrations mirrors strong gains in France, Italy and Spain, suggesting the region is maintaining its steady recovery despite worries about a ...
Toyota prices 'Model AA' shares at top range
TOKYO (Reuters) -- Toyota Motor Corp. set the price for its "Model AA" class shares at the top of its range, as retail investors flocked to the $4 billion issue the world's biggest automaker hopes will secure its longer-term shareholders. Toyota set the issue price at 10,598 yen ($85.8) each, above
AutoNation's 9% June sales increase outpaces industry
AutoNation Inc. said today its U.S. new-vehicle sales rose 9 percent in June from a year earlier to 27,862, making it the retailer's best June since 2005. Industrywide, U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 3.9 percent in June. For the second quarter, the nation's largest new-vehicle retailer posted sales
Legendary car designer Giugiaro quits company that bears his name
Editor's note: Update corrects date of the Giugiaro and Italdesign Giugiaro statements. TURIN -- Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the styling and engineering company he built, and which still bears his name. The move comes roughly five years after Giugiaro, 76, sold a 90.1 percent
FCA tops Ford in retail sales for first time, reports say
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' retail sales in the U.S. topped Ford Motor Co.'s in June, the first month that's happened, CNBC and Bloomberg reported today. Fiat Chrysler, which ranks fourth in the U.S. market in total sales, topped No. 2 Ford by 278 retail deliveries, two people
BMW slips past Mercedes with record June for U.S. luxury lead
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- BMW took the lead over Mercedes-Benz in U.S. luxury-auto sales at the halfway point this year with its best-ever June. Monthly deliveries for the BMW brand climbed 6.5 percent from a year earlier to 32,176 cars and SUVs. Mercedes posted a 5.8 percent gain to 28,044, also a ...
After 18 months, CFPB readies to reimburse Ally customers
In early 2014, Ally Financial Inc., as part of a settlement over alleged discrimination in auto lending, submitted a list of potentially affected customers to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- along with $80 million to be reimbursed to those customers. Now, roughly a year and a half ...
NHTSA moves toward FCA penalties over recall, safety shortcomings
WASHINGTON -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is expected to face penalties by NHTSA for violating auto safety laws over its handling of some recalls under federal scrutiny. After a hearing on the company's recall and safety practices today, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark ...
Strong truck volume helps Toyota offset weak car demand
Boosted by strong light-truck volume, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. rebounded from a dip in May sales to post a 4.1 percent gain in June. Echoing a trend seen across the industry for the entire year, Toyota Motor is riding a wave of robust pickup, SUV, minivan and crossover sales, which were up 18 ...
Automotive News SAAR - 2015
Automotive News SAAR - 2015 Sheet1
2015 Light-Vehicle SAAR
SAAR Domestic Import Domestic Import LIGHT- Domestic Import LT. VEH.
2015 car car CAR truck truck TRUCK Lt. vehicle Lt.
U.S. light-vehicle sales by nameplate, June and YTD
U.S. light-vehicle sales by nameplate, June and YTD Sheet1
U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales, JUNE & YTD
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June June percent 6 mos. 6 mos. percent
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ASTON MARTIN car (I)* 85 83 2.4% 510 498 2.4%
Jaguar Land Rover signs deal with Magna Steyr to build cars in Austria
LONDON (Reuters) -- Jaguar Land Rover has signed a contract to build some vehicles at Magna Steyr's plant in Austria, the UK automaker said today. Magna Steyr will produce an unspecified number of JLR models in its Graz factory, which also makes Mercedes-Benz and Mini vehicles, because the ...
Nissan drops Pathfinder hybrid
NASHVILLE -- Nissan Motor Co. has killed the hybrid version of its Pathfinder crossover as consumers look increasingly to traditional crossovers, SUVs and pickups. The model lasted just over one year -- from October 2013 until January of this year, when Nissan stopped producing it in the face of ...
Honda, Toyota, Nissan captives face charges of discrimination, report says
The captive finance arms of Honda, Toyota and Nissan may have to limit how much they allow dealers to increase the cost of auto loans after regulators accused the lenders of unintentional discrimination against minority consumers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to cite American ...