Car Sales

 
2018 Volkswagen Golf

VW Group holds on to title of world's biggest automaker

The Volkswagen Group was the biggest automaker by volume in 2017 after its various brands delivered a combined 10.74 million vehicles, representing a substantial rise of 4.3 percent on 2016's total. It means the VW Group has now been the biggest automaker for two consecutive years. In second place... read more

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2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8

Aston Martin delivered most cars since 2008 in 2017

Last year was a good one for British luxury and sports car maker Aston Martin. The brand announced on Thursday that 2017 marked the highest number of cars delivered since... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
2018 McLaren 720S

McLaren delivers record 3,340 cars in 2017

It’s been another bumper year for McLaren as the British automaker set a new record for deliveries in 2017, and that’s after back-to-back record deliveries in... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Sonic

Service, not protectionism, is why American car brands suffer in Japan

It's something that has bothered numerous U.S. leaders for decades: Why do American automakers struggle to gain a foothold in the world's third-largest auto market, Japan?... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
2012 Lexus LFA

12 Lexus LFAs remain unsold in the US

Depending on who you ask, the Lexus LFA was either a remarkable achievement or a sales dud. Toyota spent a decade combing through its F1 program to take the best of its... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S

Report: Mercedes-AMG forecasts banner year ahead

Mercedes-AMG is expecting another year of growth in 2017 as new, money-printing AMG vehicles reach dealerships, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription... read more March 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

Porsche profit per car totaled $17,250 in 2016, could go higher with digital services

Porsche delivered 238,000 cars in 2016 and banked 3.9 billion euros (approximately $4.1 billion) in operating profit. That works out to roughly $17,250 in operating profit... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Despite scandal, VW is now world’s biggest automaker

The Volkswagen Group has overtaken Toyota to become the world's biggest automaker by volume, with its sales for 2016 coming at 10.31 million vehicles. That compares to... read more January 30, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini builds its 5,000th Aventador

Lamborghini sells record number of cars in 2016

McLaren wasn’t the only supercar marque with record deliveries in 2016. Rival firm Lamborghini has confirmed it delivered 3,457 cars in 2016, which represents a 7... read more January 19, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT S

Mercedes overtakes BMW in sales race in US and abroad

The past 12 months have been very good for Mercedes-Benz. The luxury marque recorded worldwide sales of 2,083,888 million cars in 2016, the first time it’s cracked the... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt with the company’s 10,000th car

After record 2015, McLaren doubles sales in 2016

McLaren Automotive, the road car division of the McLaren Technology Group, is on a tear. Over the course of 2016, the company managed to double the number of cars it sold in... read more January 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Move over Volvo, the Volkswagen Golf is now Sweden's favorite ride

Swedes, as you might expect, are partial to their Volvos. The Swedish brand is headquartered in Gothenburg and, according to the BBC News, more than one in five cars sold... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible

6th-gen Camaro overtakes Mustang in monthly sales for first time

It wasn’t long ago that Chevrolet’s Camaro consistently outsold the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang. In fact, the Camaro enjoyed a five-year streak between... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

VW is world’s biggest automaker for first half of 2016, but woes keep piling

Despite the fallout from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has managed to take the lead in global sales for the first six months of 2016. The German... read more August 3, 2016 by


 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logo

Report: Federal Grand Jury probes FCA sales numbers

It’s emerged that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] may be looking at a Federal Grand Jury investigation into its sales numbers. According to Automotive News... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
 

 
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