Tag: auto sales

Chinese Auto Market Still Sour, Dealers Discount Old Stock

<img data-attachment-id="1680814" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Couple buying car dealer couple asia edition" data-image-description=" Kzenon/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680814″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automotive retail sales in China rose slightly last month, representing the first uptick […]

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Ask Bark: Did I Throw Away The Key To A New Car?

<img data-attachment-id="1678584" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="inflatable tube man wacky waving style dealer lot" data-image-description=" Gretchen Gunda Enger/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678584″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If there’s one thing I loved about spending time in […]

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Bloated Auto Inventories Deflate Slightly

<img data-attachment-id="1677910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="dealer lot inventory lot" data-image-description=" Bell Ka Pang/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677910″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Due to weakening new-vehicle sales, the United States was staring down the barrel of near-record […]

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U.S. Auto Sales Continue Downward Slide, But Canada’s Winning the Race

Compared to previous months, May was a great month for U.S. light vehicle sales. Volume almost broke even on a year-over-year basis, falling a mere 0.3 percent. Keep in mind that last year was a high water mark for the industry, and average transaction prices are nudging into premium territory. Still, year-to-date sales are down […]

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Florida Dealership Taps Ducks for Marketing Expertise

<img data-attachment-id="1675200" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554.jpg" data-orig-size="928,742" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="nissan ducks" data-image-description=" Sutherlin Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-438×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-610×488.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675200″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-610×488.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”488″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-610×488.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-75×60.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-438×350.jpg 438w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-768×614.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554-120×96.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/nissan-ducks-e1558642814554.jpg 928w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The last couple of weeks (and, um, stories) have been awash in negative press and bad vibes […]

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Nissan Still Claiming Millennials Love Sedans

<img data-attachment-id="1675168" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"The all-new high tech 2020 Nissan Versa features Nissan Safety Shield 360 and a new design with lower, wider and longer exterior dimensions.","created_timestamp":"1554911186","copyright":"","focal_length":"65","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0025","title":"2020 Nissan Versa","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Nissan Versa youngster sex appeal" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675168″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg 610w, […]

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Playing Both Sides: How Toyota Is Rolling With the Trade War Punches

<img data-attachment-id="1674844" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="toyota dealer lot" data-image-description=" Joerg Huettenhoelscher/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674844″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1036124545.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While it’s difficult to muster sympathy for giant corporations, the trade war current raging between the […]

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