2020 Auto News Auto Sales USA automobiles

U.S. New Car Sales Show Signs of Life in September

Some automakers report substantive sales increases. Subaru set a sales record in September amid the economic slowdown brought on by the pandemic, which has continued to hobble sales across the industry, as evidenced by General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. each reporting a 10% drop in sales for the third quarter. Subaru of America […]

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Ferrari Super-Truck? Top Sport Cars Reimagined as Big Rigs

Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner are sister companies. Volkswagen is about to purchase Navistar. Tesla plans a semi-truck. Automakers are big time into big-rigs. Fleet Logging – a review site for fleet management software and devices, such as dashcam systems, ELD devices and GPS trackers – decided to run with that trend, imagining how supercar brands would […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales USA automobiles

The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry

Plunging sales could force factories to close and lead to takeovers and mergers, but also bolster sales of electric cars. A Skoda Auto factory in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic. It took almost a decade for car sales in the European Union to recover from the recession that began in 2008. FRANKFURT — Some automakers may emerge […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales USA automobiles

5 reasons COVID-19 pandemic gives the edge to cars, SUVs, pickups

Not long ago, in the pre-pandemic age, carmakers braced for the possibility that Americans would eventually stop buying vehicles, choosing instead to rely upon ride-hailing, especially once self-driving car technology becomes widely available. But COVID-19 has upended those expectations, swinging the pendulum back in the direction of personal car ownership as Americans say they’re increasingly likely […]