Tag: AUTO TRENDS

9 Winners and Losers of 2019

Ram Truck brand sales topped 700,000 units sold for the first time in 2019. It’s a wrap: 2019 is in…

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Emerging Alliances Point to Further Auto Industry Consolidation

What a month! March 2019 may go down as a pivotal time in automotive history as auto industry consolidation talk…

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Like a Rock: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Introducing the fourth-generation Chevy Silverado. Fresh on the heels of celebrating 100 years of truck building, Chevrolet has a new…

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America’s Top 10 Selling Vehicles in 2017

New vehicle sales dip slightly in 2017. US passenger vehicle sales fell by 1.8 percent in 2017, the first year-over-year…

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US Auto Trends: First Half 2016

Is the US automotive market at its peak? The dust has settled following June’s US auto sales manufacturer reports, giving…

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IHS: Utility Vehicle Owners Drive Up Loyalty Rates

IHS Automotive analyzes 32 vehicle segments for auto trends loyalty. Subcompact CUV: Honda HR-V. Keeping vehicle owners in the fold…

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December Sales Momentum May Mean Record Sales

2015 is on pace to set a new, all-time sales record in the United States. Retail and fleet light-vehicle sales…

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AutoPacific Forecasts Positive Auto Trends

US auto sales continue to grow and have started the year off strong. Across the board, analysts have been predicting…

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Looking Back: The Best of 2014 Auto Trends

4×4 fun in a Toyota 4Runner. Sixty models came and went in 2014. Those 60 represented my weekly drivers, an…

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Strategic Vision: Tesla, Audi, Jaguar and Kia Top Quality Awards

A look at how consumers perceive todays new cars. June seems to be the month for automotive awards. Earlier in…

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Volkswagen Amarok: The Key to Unboring?

Volkswagen has a crisis on its hands. No, that crisis does not involve recalling millions of its vehicles as Toyota…

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Auto Trends: Average Age of Cars is 11.4 Years

IHS Automotive issues latest snapshot of vehicles in operation. That aged clunker you are driving might be in good company…

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Capacity Unconstrained: Kia Plans Mexico Factory

Hyundai might benefit from Kia’s plant too. The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group is the fourth largest automotive manufacturer in the…

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5 Auto Trends for 2014

With 2013 now behind us, it is time to look ahead to 2014. Four consecutive year-over-year sales increases has the…

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Auto Trends, Five Years Later

April marks an important milestone for this publication as it was on April 1, 2008, or there about that Auto…

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Buick Aspirations and the Opel Cascada

GM’s Buick brand will get two new redesigned models later this year as both the larger LaCrosse and midsize Regal…

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Shining Stars to Ramp Up Production

The US auto industry continues to rebound from its 2009 lows with 2012 sales coming in at more than 30…

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Hyundai Sonata Disturbs D-Segment

Hyundai continues to challenge the market. The medium size sedan market, or D-segment, is a crowded field. The Toyota Camry…

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