GM Shocks Yet Again With September Sales Up 3.8%!

For a second straight month, the General went against the flow of pre-announcement expectations and saw an uptick in sales — September sales were up 3.8% over the same month last year. But what was really interesting was those numbers were up yet again on light truck sales. The pickup trucks were up 7.7% during… » 10/02/07 2:00pm 10/02/07 2:00pm

Continuing To Break Both Ways! DaimlerChrysler Down 2.3% — Chrysler…

Yay, Mercedes! Boo, Chrysler! The German-American hybrid continues the schizophrenic mix of sales news this year, with two diametrically opposite numbers for the Chrysler Group and Mercedes. Overall, DaimlerChrysler sales fell to 188,761 units, including 168,888 Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicles. Sales at Mercedes rose… » 10/03/06 3:19pm 10/03/06 3:19pm

Breaking! Ford Announces September Sales Up 5% — Cars Up 26.2%, Trucks…

FoMoCo's gone and boosted sales on the car side this past month by an astronomical 26.2% — helping to cut the damage from a drop in sales on the truck side by 5.4%. Not too shabby if you ask us. The jump in car sales came on the backs of the Ford Mustang (up 30.7%) the Ford Focus (up 20.9%) and the Fusion/Milan/MKZ… » 10/03/06 2:19pm 10/03/06 2:19pm

It's The End Of The Model Year As We Know It, And Jalopnik Feels Fine!


September's always an important sales month, as it's the last month of the model year. The usual "who's up, who's down" takes on even more meaning as automakers hustle to prove they're kings of the 12-month spread. As such, we'll be covering September sales with equal parts vim and vigor throughout the day. That… » 10/03/06 9:18am 10/03/06 9:18am