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North Americas Top Producing Auto Plants

Posted February 3, 2012 by Pete

Not a surprise to most considering Volkswagen just finished 2011 with their best year ever now becoming the largest auto company in the world and having a record year in the United States, Volkswagen has claimed another volume-related title, top producing auto plant in North America, reports WardsAuto. Volkswagen’s Puebla, Mexico facility produced 510,041 cars [...]

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Chrysler Posts First Profit Since 2005

Posted February 1, 2012 by Pete

Chrysler announced today that it has posted its first annual profit since the company fell on hard times back in 2005.  Since then it has been a downward spiral for the company that ended with a filing for bankruptcy protection back in 2009.  Consequently they received billions of dollars in the form of loans and [...]

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October Car Sales: Europe & Korea Up, Japan & Domestics Down

Posted November 3, 2011 by Pete

In much the same fashion as we have seen in the precdeing 9 months, Octobers sales show that Chrysler, Hyundai and Kia, and Volkswagen all saw the largest gains of customers to their showrooms. Also continuing their opposing trend direction, Honda and Toyota again saw losses in sales units when compared to the prior years’ [...]

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2011 New Car Sales Through Q3

Posted October 13, 2011 by Pete

Sales of the Big 3 continue to grow as the views of the recent troubles disappear further into the rear-view mirror.  Ford, Chrysler, and GM have seen double digits growth rates so far this year with Chrysler leading the way with sales up 23% YTD.   This is largely due to a plethora of new products [...]

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Top 10 Selling Vehicles for September

Posted October 13, 2011 by Pete

Toyota emerges in September as the big gainer for this list. The newly redesigned 2012 Camry hit showrooms the first and second week of September and customers appear to be taking to its arrival just as any would expect, well. Also seen here are that pickup trucks continue to dominate the monthly units sales, just [...]

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