Stories tagged: auto sales
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Kalispel Auto Sales began 18 months ago to help members of the Kalispel Tribe buy reliable, used vehicles without high-interest loans. The dealership in Pend Oreille County also sells to …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
R. G. “Buck” Buchanan, born in 1901 and raised on a cattle ranch in New Mexico, started in the car business in 1918 as a driving instructor in Missoula, Montana, …
Wed., July 4, 2018
Neither higher gas prices nor rising interest rates could put a damper on U.S. auto sales during the first half of the year.
Tue., April 3, 2018
U.S. auto sales grew 6.3 percent in March on rising sales of SUVs and pickup trucks.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
The U.S. auto industry’s historic growth streak may be ending, but demand for new cars and trucks remains healthy as the new year begins.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
Black Friday deals and strong consumer confidence could push auto sales higher in November despite waning demand for post-hurricane replacement vehicles.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Fueled by increased demand from rental car companies, strong truck and SUV sales, and recovery from hurricanes in Florida and Texas, U.S. monthly auto sales appear to have posted a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
U.S. sales of new cars and trucks were expected to show a decline in July as consumers pulled back on purchases and waited for Labor Day deals.
Mon., July 3, 2017
U.S. sales at General Motors and Ford each fell about 5 percent last month, but the three largest Japanese automakers reported sales increases.
Tue., June 13, 2017
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Wed., May 3, 2017
Auto workers may be getting some extra time off around Independence Day, but they won’t be celebrating. They’ll know it means sales are weak and that profits – and profit-sharing …
Tue., May 2, 2017
Ford, Nissan, General Motors and Toyota all reported U.S. sales declines in April, strong signs that demand for cars, trucks and SUVs is starting to slow after seven straight years …
Mon., May 1, 2017
U.S. consumers cut back sharply on buying durable goods such as autos in March, leaving overall spending unchanged for a second straight month. A slowdown by consumers was a major …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017
Passenger car sales plummeted again in March, dragging U.S. auto sales to their third straight monthly decline, a strong indication that years of sales growth have come to an end.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017
Lured by Presidents Day deals, U.S. buyers snapped up pickups and SUVs in February, brightening what is usually a lackluster month for the auto industry.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017
U.S. consumers bought a record number of new cars and trucks in 2016. A repeat performance in 2017 could be a tall order.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016
This year, as in every other year in the past several decades, Americans will buy more Ford pickup trucks than any other vehicle. The final tally for 2016 will come …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Gee Automotive Cos., the regional auto dealership group founded in Spokane, will become one of the largest dealership groups on the West Coast with the acquisition of Ron Tonkin Dealerships …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
China’s explosive demand for SUVs helped boost auto sales 17.2 percent in November over a year ago, an industry group said Monday, as automakers prepared for the end of a …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
Sales of new cars and trucks were expected to fall in October as consumer demand wanes. J.D. Power and LMC Automotive expect total October sales to fall by just over …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016
DETROIT – Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales results in September as demand for new cars and trucks sputtered. Nissan’s sales rose 4.9 percent over last September and Toyota’s were up …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
U.S. sales of new cars and trucks fell in August, ending summer on a low note for the auto industry and making it less likely that this year’s auto sales …
Fri., July 1, 2016
U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they’re still expected to set a record in the first six months of this year.
Wed., June 1, 2016
Last month, U.S. auto sales were expected to drop 7 percent to 1.5 million cars and trucks, according to car shopping site Kelley Blue Book.
Tue., May 3, 2016
America’s love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
DETROIT – The number of U.S. car dealerships is rising again after thousands of closures during the recession. It’s another sign of strength for the car industry, which has been …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2012
Americans bought more cars and trucks last year, inspired by easier credit, an improved economy and the desire to replace aging vehicles that got them through the Great Recession.
Thu., July 1, 2010
Fears that the economic recovery is fizzling grew Thursday after the government and private sector issued weak reports on a number of fronts. Unemployment claims are up, home sales are …
Tue., March 2, 2010
Toyota’s pain is its rivals’ gain. All major automakers but Toyota reported higher U.S. sales in February, and most took customers from their powerful Japanese competitor, which has been struggling …
Sat., July 25, 2009
David Lausche is doing the math. Miles per gallon. Trade-in values. Four cylinders versus six.