auto sales


Employees of German car maker BMW work on an assembly line for BMW cars at the company's plant in Munich, southern Germany, in 2014.

How leasing boosted the auto industry

Aug 3, 2015
Consumers end up back in the market two or three years later.
Posted In: auto industry, auto sales, car manufacturing
Visitors look at Volkswagen cars at a Volkswagen Group showroom.

How did Volkswagen conquer the world?

Jul 28, 2015
For the first time, Volkswagen edges out Toyota as the world's biggest car maker.
Posted In: Volkswagen, carmakers, auto sales

Gas prices opening up car choices

Mar 19, 2015
With gas prices low, auto buyers have a choice: fuel-efficient or gas-thirsty?
Posted In: gas prices, auto sales
Shoppers stand and the de rigeuer sales sign at a mall in St. Louis, Missouri.

Attention, discount shoppers: The psychology of sales

Dec 22, 2014
Sales create a sense of urgency, getting people in the door. Do they work as a retail strategy?
Posted In: holiday shopping, auto sales, discount
The usual morning traffic fills a freeway in Los Angeles.

Deals and pent-up demand fuel auto sales

Dec 2, 2014
Auto sales rack up their strongest November in a decade, thanks in part to a strong lineup of cars by the Big Three.
Posted In: auto sales, demand, heavy discounts
Ian Robertson, chief of sales and marketing at the BMW Group, debuts the BMW X6M on Nov. 19 at the Los Angeles Auto Show's press and trade day.

What's driving an increase in auto sales?

Dec 2, 2014
Analysts expect the holidays to come early for automakers.
Posted In: auto sales, car sales, auto market

The case for buying up car dealerships

Oct 2, 2014
Berkshire Hathaway is buying the country’s fifth-largest group of auto dealers.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, auto sales, Mergers and Acquisitions

Porsche designs new model to woo women

Aug 14, 2014
Porsche hopes their new Macan will diversify their nearly all-male customer base.
Posted In: women, auto industry, auto sales
Pick-Up Trucks Drive Ford Sales Up

All of a sudden, everyone's buying new cars

Jun 3, 2014
Auto sales figures out today show a huge increase. What’s behind the sudden rise?
Posted In: cars, auto sales

Why more auto sales don't mean more auto jobs

Dec 3, 2013
Sales of pickup trucks helped the Big Three U.S. automakers beat analysts’ expectations for November sales.
Posted In: F-150s, Silverado, Toyota Tacoma, automobiles, cars, auto sales