Best August auto sales since 2003 surprise industry

...its sales drop 0.7 percent.Companies that rely on car sales more than trucks reported some of the bigger sales declines...AutoTrader, noting even big incentives are not spurring car sales in the current market where trucks and crossovers are...

Summer deals, demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles keeps US auto sales hot in July

...were flat, hurt by a big dip in car sales.The high demand for big, pricey...were up 5 percent. But Ford's car sales fell 4 percent.- Toyota's sales...thanks to the new NX small SUV. But car sales were down. Prius hybrid sales dropped...

Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

...Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.Drivers behind the wheel of older cars aren't enjoying some of the latest advanced safety features...

May's US sales beat forecasts

...pickup, rose 11 percent, and Buick's two small SUVs ? the Encore and Enclave ? both saw 20 percent gains. But car sales were weaker. Sales of the Chevrolet Cruze dropped 27 percent.Ford's sales dropped 1 percent to 250,813. Sales...

Drop in car sales shrinks revenue

Lower car sales aren't hitting just the dealers. Officials...the loss of tax revenue from fewer new car sales comes at a bad time. His county faces...attribute this to the reported dismal new car sales," he said. "New car sales were reportedly...

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Economy slows car sales

...an increase in gasoline prices have helped slow new-car sales from a record pace during the first quarter. "The whole...It's doubled our sales projection." Growth in small-car sales is another indication consumers might be warming up to...

Midsize car sales shrink as Americans go smaller

...it's too early to declare the death of the midsize car. Sales have dropped before, most recently with the rise of crossover...as the Toyota Avalon and Chrysler 300. However, small car sales grew faster.Toyota, for one, isn't predicting a...

Volkswagen posts first quarter loss on weak car sales worldwide

...German automaker Volkswagen announced Friday it lost $84.8 million in the first quarter, largely because of weak car sales and the strong euro. Europe's largest carmaker had reported a profit of 188 million euros for the January-March period...

Budget to build dealership

Budget Car Sales has chosen Augusta as the location of its first Georgia dealership. The...us," he said. "We felt Augusta would be a great market." Budget Car Sales retails low-mileage, late-model rental cars to the public in 33 cities...

Cash for Clunkers under budget with 690,000 sales

...program generated nearly 700,000 new car sales during the past month, giving the...manufacturers led American companies in new car sales through the program, which ended...Clunkers generated nearly 700,000 new car sales and ended under its $3 billion budget...