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  • Houston Car Sales Climbed, Prices Fell in March
    19 Apr 2018

    In the first quarter of 2018 new car sales grew by 12.6 percent over the last year as high consumer confidence and low unemployment favored Houston dealerships. Local car dealers sold 22.278 new cars in March, which is more by 6.4 percent over the last year.  However, the average price for a new vehicle fell for the second month in a row to $37,217, which is less by $554 or 1.5 percent. Prices fell in all car categories, cars, trucks, and SUVs. Average prices fell because the market share for trucks and SUVs has fallen. Since SUVs and trucks cost more than sedans, a loss in market sh...

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  • Chevy Halves Cruze Production Due to Falling Demand
    18 Apr 2018

    Sedan sales are falling across the industry, and automakers are reacting to this. General Motors reacts by halving Cruze production at its Lordstown, Ohio factory, probably impacting around 1,500 workers there. This factory only produces Cruze, and there are working just under 3,000 employees.  The news comes as sedan sales, in general, are down 13.2 percent this year while crossover, SUV, and truck sales grew seven percent. Sales for the Cruze are even worse than the industry average, 28 percent. Last year, Chevy sold just over 184,000 Cruze models. The sales' decline forced the...

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  • China Eradicates Rules That Exclude Foreign Automakers
    18 Apr 2018

    The Chinese government made a surprising announcement that it plans to eradicate the protectionist rules that stop foreign car makers from selling their cars in the country, opening its markets to the capitalist vehicle manufacturers from 2020.  Today’s rules state that to sell cars in China without big taxes, car makers need to establish joint venture companies with local firms and can’t own more than 50 percent of its Chinese partner. These measures were introduced by the Chinese government in 1994 trying to promote local companies and limit the already-rich Western aut...

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  • Ford Mustang Was The Best Selling Sports Coupe of 2017
    16 Apr 2018

    For Ford Mustang enthusiasts, April 17 is a special date. In 1964, Ford unveiled the pony car at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. It became an overnight sensation. Now, 54 years later, the iconic muscle car is the best-selling sports coupe in the world for 2017. Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 2017.  The world is falling in love with this car, Mustang representing the best of American design, performance, and freedom with unmistakable personality. The United States is the car’s best market. Ford sold here 81,866 Mustangs. But, other mar...

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  • Plug-In Electric Car Sales Nearing 400,000 in California
    12 Apr 2018

    During the last 9 years, more than 800,000 plug-in electric cars were sold in the U.S. Almost half of that number falls on the state of California, which aims for 1.5 million by the year of 2025.  Plug-in electric car sales in California are approaching the level of 400,000 vehicles, which is expected to be reached in April. A most recent graphic shows 388,815 sales to the end of March, 12,631 being sold in March alone.  California is leading the U.S. in electric plug-in car sales because it is the country’s largest car market, with high wealth and lots of models to c...

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