Posts Tagged ‘auto sales’

Ford To Report Big Sales Increase

The WSJ is reporting that Ford is going to show its first year-over-year sales increase since 2007 when it releases sales data tomorrow. Some analysts suggested that the seasonally adjusted annualized sales rate could be as high as 12 million. It has been running around 9.6 million units. All of this is coming on the […]

June Auto Sales

Here are June sales for the major manufacturers in the U.S. Ford                         -11% GM                           -33% Chrysler                   -42% Toyota       […]

April Auto Sales

U.S. auto sales had another bad month. Overall, sales are still running at a yearly rate of around 9 million. Sales for April were likely to come in around 850,000. Here are the company results year-over-year:   Ford         Down 32% Toyota     Down 42% GM           […]

Auto Sales For March Still Depressed But Industry Feels The Corner May Be Turned

Auto sales for March were still very weak but showed some improvement over February. Despite these rather awful numbers, the industry said they think things are getting better. All the big car makers suffered sales declines of 36% or more compared to March 2008. Industrywide, U.S. sales totaled 857,735 cars and light trucks, down 37% […]

February Auto Sales

Here’s the latest so far on February auto sales. There will probably be some news from Chrysler later and I will update at that time. GM                        Down 53% Ford                      Down 48% Toyota                  Down 40% Honda                  Down 38% Nissan                  Down  37% There isn’t much optimism for this turning around really quickly. more: here

Housing A Little Better. Auto Sales Still Grim

The auto industry posted more bleak numbers for the month of January while the housing industry surprised with a bit of an upbeat report. First, auto sales were once again dismal, In fact, some reports suggest that for the first time ever, China surpassed the U.S. in monthly sales. Here are the figures for those […]