Stories tagged: car sales
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
U.S. CEO Jim Lentz told the Detroit Economic Club Wednesday that car sales fell below 30 percent of sales last month, and he thinks that’s close to the bottom.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
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.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
If millennials prefer to make most purchases online, why not let them buy cars online? And if they’re used to getting a new phone every year or two, why not …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Services like Uber and Lyft have long been pitched as a replacement for car ownership.
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 …
Sun., July 10, 2011
Spokane area vehicle dealerships have embraced a new survival plan. It’s called Hold On – It Should Get Better. Area dealers say their 2011 business plan is to make a …
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
The Elephant Boys business on East Sprague is now legal thanks to the passage of an ordinance Tuesday by the Spokane Valley City Council to allow vehicle sales in a …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2009, 9:43 a.m.
Cash for Clunkers generated nearly 700,000 new car sales and ended under its $3 billion budget, the Transportation Department said Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009
Monday was the official last day to buy a car under the federal cash for clunkers program, but many Spokane-area auto dealers had already shut down the rebate plan over …
Sun., Aug. 10, 2008
Eight years ago Jon Burke bought a new Chevy Suburban for $40,600. He estimates that even with after-market upgrades, the sport utility vehicle is worth around $10,000 retail. Even with …