Maserati May Set All-Time Sales Record In 2008

Believe it or not, Maserati is on track to set an all-time sales record for 2008. We know it's hard to believe, what with products that are criminally gorgeous and an explosion of golden parachutes to pay for them. Sales are up 40% year-over-year, with the bulk coming from the Maserati Quattroporte » 10/08/08 9:40am 10/08/08 9:40am (you know, the one…

Chrysler Reports 32.8% September Sales Decline

Chrysler LLC is reporting September sales declines of 32.8% over the same period a year earlier, with results battered by the same economic forces other automakers are up against. Chrysler Finance also discontinued leasing » 10/01/08 5:15pm 10/01/08 5:15pm at the end of July, marking September as another month Chrysler dealers had to find alternative…

Toyota September Sales Down 32%; Honda Drops 24%

As clear proof that today's recession is an equal-opportunity unemployer, Toyota has posted a September sales decline of 32% from a year earlier — one of the worst results in the company's 50 years of US sales — while Honda sank 24% in the face of the consumer credit crisis. The declines at Toyota and Honda reinforce… » 10/01/08 3:25pm 10/01/08 3:25pm

September Auto Sales To Seriously Suck

Automotive News » 10/01/08 11:20am 10/01/08 11:20am is reporting a bleak day in the making as automakers report their September sales numbers, expected to be off 20% from a year earlier. Shriveling credit markets, continued high fuel prices and a general lack of confidence in the economy are all contributing to push the annualized sales rate down to an…

GM August Sales Down 20.7% From August 2007; Still Best Sales Month In…

General Motors » 9/03/08 4:55pm 9/03/08 4:55pm is reporting total August 2008 sales down 20.7% from August 2007; the report had a silver lining, however, as August marked the best month for GM sales in 2008 largely due to the popular sale the automaker has been running since Aug. 20. That sale has since been extended through September 30 and…

Toyota To Lower Sales Forecast, Try To Wrest Sales Crown From GM By…

According to reports out of Japan today, Toyota plans to lower its global sales estimate to 9.5 million vehicles this year, down from a previous sales estimate of 9.85 million. The report comes the day after GM's "Sweeping-Reorganization Press Conference, Part II," thus making their significant 385,000-unit sales… » 7/16/08 9:20am 7/16/08 9:20am

Japanese Domestic Sales Slump to 35 Year Low

Good thing the automakers from the land of the rising sun don't rely on the hometown crowd for much of their profits. The BBC is reporting recent figures indicate the continuing decline in Japanese auto sales has reached a 35 year sales low. The trend has been blamed on everything from wage stagnation to high price of… » 1/17/08 2:45pm 1/17/08 2:45pm