News by Brand
Home>Topics>>November Winners, Losers (12/4/12)

November Winners, Losers (12/4/12)

Get Adobe Flash Player to see this content.


  1. Jaguar1:00
  2. General Motors1:19
  3. gas emissions3:27
  4. next generation3:20
  5. GM1:51, 1:58, 2:01
  6. Chevy Malibu0:16, 3:14
  7. Advanced Battery Technologies3:23
  8. Colorado State University4:13
  9. GM plant1:46
  10. fuel consumption3:25

Tue, 4 Dec 2012|

Fiat takes sales-growth crown, Jaguar tumbles; spiffs that 'shocked' GM; students to set out to make Chevy Malibu greener.


Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)

Hello and welcome good to stated -- her shift and Jennifer bond coming up. Students -- re engineer a Chevy Malibu more and that after your headline. Let's start with a closer look at yesterday's US auto sales report for November. And at what month it was. This seems adjusted annual sales rate fifteen point 56 million. That was the strongest in nearly five years. And overall industry sales rose 15%. That was higher than most forecasts an amount that was expected to show a rebound from super storms -- destruction in in October. The biggest winner -- there's -- to more than doubling it's sales. Porsche. March at Subaru and again followed. Jaguar off 22%. Led the losers. Linked in Mitsubishi. Wind rover in -- were also down. Workers at the Ohio factory that builds the Chevrolet Cruz we'll get extended time off later this month. This as General Motors tries to balance inventory with demand. According to a memos sent to workers on Monday. The more film factory will be titled the week of December 17. That's in addition into the traditional two week holiday brain. -- sales rose 27%. In November. And are up 1% this year. Separately the Wall Street Journal reporting that a second date GM plant in the U -- also made an idol. GM saw its sales rise 3% in November. But an unexpected decline in pick up sales left GM with small in truck inventories. GM blamed in 8% drop in pick up sales. I'm happy incentives offered by Ford Chrysler and other rivals in the full size pick up market. US sales chief -- eighties -- GM executives were quote. She not to seek racers -- agent offer spot a thousand bucks a unit in incentives he said -- We don't think that's sustainable. A Chrysler spokesman said that incentives and -- 2012 trucks. Are with few hundred dollars of this -- offered by competitors. And their 2012. And eight retail note. Don't -- dealers solutions is launching a dealership management this down. Did you heavy weights ADP dealer services and Reynolds and Reynolds. It's their first significant new -- that's offering in more than a decade. The product is hosted off site and is built on Microsoft's newest business and accounting platform. Students from fifteen universities across North America. Are we engineering age thirteen Chevy Malibu. The goal to make it greener. Our next generation controls its renewable fuels and Advanced Battery Technologies to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This is all part of eagle Khartoum. 83 here advanced vehicle technology engineering contest sponsored by GN and the US Energy Department. New to this year's challenge. Designing this center console. Brian -- -- argon national laboratory which manages the kind task explains. This that are stacked. Is basically to our hardware platform and the student. Our hat to. Would it developing software to to run on that platform that everything from. -- little communication innovate with the vehicle all the way to. That's where graphic that there on the arm. Touch screen. 24 year old -- scamper from Colorado State University. Talks about his team's idea. We would like to introduce. Hillary HDMI input. So that gives you the ability to run. Basically any device. Through the main system -- -- PlayStation or expose everything like that. This of course he says is targeted for passengers. Students are currently -- limit on your Q. And a contest. It -- different yen and other sponsors to recruit future talent. Our -- says more than a hundred students from the previous eagle cart contacts have landed jobs at TN. And we invite you to follow us on Twitter at first underscores yet have a great day.

Related Videos:

  1. Ford Profit Down 56% in '14 (1/29/15)

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    Vehicle rollouts cut earnings in 'solid yet challenging year'; GM won't extend deadline; Nissan carries a torch; Ford truck bash.

  2. What's Uniting German Auto CEOs (1/28/15)

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    Heads of VW, Daimler, other carmakers lobby for free-trade deal; Toyota test-drive flak; dealer's billboard prompts 911 calls.

  3. Toyota Plans Pay Overhaul (1/27/15)

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    It's Tuesday and you're watching first step I'm Ursula is a rally. Coming up how Nissan is putting ladies first in Japan. Now Jennifer Vaughn is in the newsroom at your headlines. Things are Islam. Twit you know is changing the way it pays factory workers in Japan and then keep financial daily reports that the new system will focus on performance instead of seniority. The auto makers labor union has been told the plan. Toyota hopes to roll it out to about 60% of its workers in January. 1 goal attracting young talents. Here now are some more detail on billionaire George Soros says plans to invest in car dealerships. Two sources who heard a representatives speak any private dinner in San Francisco this weekend tell Automotive News. That Soros Fund Management is prepared to invest as much as one billion dollars in the business. The representatives said Soros has no intention of running car dealerships. The fund's goal would be to keep the current management in place and help with that capital strategies. The firm is set to be talking with several interested parties. The latest telling you for confirmed deaths are linked to defective at General Motors ignition switches its fifteen. The deadline for filing claims is this Saturday. Kenneth Feinberg the victim's compensation attorney hired by GM to a suspect claims. Exposed to be reviewing Perry class well into a sprained. Check back. Finally the hair raising power in performance of the AMG GT. That's what Mercedes will be touting in its approval added this Sunday. The latest tape and the tortoise vs hare fable. Made its debut on the Ellen DeGeneres show yesterday. Why create TV buzz now. Burst in any marketing VP drew Slavin says half the purpose of AC global ad. Is getting people involved in the discussion before the game. What is the what what you write toilet like mail for Allison can you explain what Internet as. I mean. What is I three anyway Allison BMW unveiled its commercial on The Today Show earlier yesterday. You can watch if not ears of Super Bowl ads at auto slash super ads Ers flown back to you. Thanks Jennifer and he said he plans to put more females to work in Japan by doubling the number of sales woman took 14100 but 2018. And funny thirteen the auto maker began designing Japanese dealerships for mothers. By putting many cars on the show floor and offering nursing rooms and play areas for children. On Friday the auto maker said it will triple its ladies first dealerships. To 300 in the coming fiscal year and aims to have 700 by 2018. According to Bloomberg. And we'll stay with Nissan for a first shipped back to. Yeah. One million that's the number of vehicles automaker has exported from United States. This vehicle was manufactured in sneer at Tennessee and will be sold in South Korea. Nissan has been building cars in the U lasts for 31 years. It's two US plants now export vehicles to 68 global markets. To have achieved more million units of exports. Proved so we're making it attractive. I'm globally competitive products. And that's our show for today thanks for tuning in.

  4. Import Dealers' D.C. Agenda (1/26/15)

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    CFPB, trade issues on new leader's priority list; the Gen-Y workplace; Toyota sales projection; big hopes for Buick, GMC.