Business / Auto Data

Chrysler Canada posts highest Feb sales in 13 yrs

[2013-03-04 17:23]

Chrysler Canada recorded a 2 percent rise in Canadian vehicle sales last month, selling the most vehicles in any February since 2000.

US car sales up as buyers show 'nerves of steel'

[2013-03-04 16:47]

Auto sales in the United States rose nearly 4 percent in February, delivering a better-than-expected performance as strength in the housing market tempered worries.

Chinese automotive tycoons each worth $1b

[2013-03-04 11:27]

Great Wall Motors President Wei Jianjun ranks 289th with $4.6 billion, the most among nation's auto tycoons.

Feb passenger car sales drop to below 1m

[2013-03-01 16:49]

The total retail sales of passenger cars in China last month is estimated at 880,600, a 2 percent drop over February 2012.

BYD's profit slumps as sales disappoint

[2013-03-01 11:12]

Chinese battery and car maker BYD Co Ltd experienced a continuous sales decline in the past three years, and a record dip in revenue and profits.

BMW, Audi set pace in dealership networks

[2013-02-25 05:56]

A recent report by Morgan Stanley says premium German carmakers BMW and Audi continue to outpace Mercedes-Benz in network expansion.

Chinese own 53m private cars

[2013-02-23 00:53]

The number of registered private cars reached 53.08 million units by the end of 2012, up 22.8 percent from a year earlier.

Ferrari reported best results ever in 2012

[2013-02-20 17:03]

Italian automaker Ferrari released record figures for its business performance for 2012 despite the global economic turmoil.

Torrid Shanghai GM sales continue

[2013-02-18 11:10]

Shanghai GM, China's passenger vehicle sales champion last year, reported record high monthly sales in January.

Ford reports 98% sales volume rise

[2013-02-18 11:09]

Ford delivered 61,475 vehicles in China in January, an increase of 98 percent from the holiday shortened sales period a year ago.

January vehicle sales surge 45.4%

[2013-02-08 09:47]

China's passenger vehicle sales in January surged more than 45 percent from a year earlier, the largest year-on-year growth since April 2010.

Car sales accelerated in January

[2013-02-06 10:24]

The run-up to Spring Festival and China's economic rebound are expected to boost passenger car sales in January by nearly 50 percent year-on-year.

Nissan says Jan China auto sales up 22%

[2013-02-04 17:32]

Nissan Motor Co Ltd and its China joint venture sold 115,700 vehicles in China in January, up 22.2 percent from a year earlier.

Tencent releases auto consumption index report

[2013-02-04 16:25]

Tencent released its auto consumption index report on Jan 31. The data of the nine segment markets in January showed signs of recovery in the car market.

China 'top investment choice' in survey

[2013-02-04 14:32]

A recent survey by auditing company KMPG shows China is the first choice for automotive industry investors.

Imported SUV sales up in Beijing

[2013-02-04 14:20]

SUV sales in China rose 25.5 percent last year to break through the two million unit benchmark for the first time.

S. Korea auto sales jump on strong overseas demand

[2013-02-02 16:59]

South Korea's automobile sales jumped in January from a year earlier thanks to strong overseas demand for locally-made models.

Chrysler posts best January sales since 2008

[2013-02-02 16:26]

Chrysler Group LLC sold 117,731 vehicles last month, marking the Auburn Hills-based company's best January sales since 2008 or a year-on-year growth of 16 percent.

Audi has the most satisfied customers in China

[2013-01-30 17:29]

Audi recorded the highest levels of customer satisfaction for the third consecutive year, according to this year's J.D. Power China Sales Satisfaction Index.

FAW-VW's Audi sales hit 400k in 2012

[2013-01-24 17:31]

The sales of FAW-VW Audi surpassed 400,000 units in 2012, up 30 percent year-on-year, achieving a leading edge of 100,000 units over its competitors.