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US Auto Sales Rebound in November

VW may be biggest surprise with 24% increase over last year's results.

by on Dec.01, 2016

GM sales were up more than 10% in November, led, in part, by the Chevy Malibu, which enjoyed its best November since 1997.

With General Motors and Volkswagen AG leading the way, the U.S. auto industry busted out of a mini-slump in November, albeit with some help from major promotions.

GM’s total U.S. sales in November were up more than 10% over last year as Buick, Cadillac and GMC posted double-digit gains.

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“GM’s November performance reflects the continued strength of our U.S. business. We gained profitable retail share, commercial and small business deliveries were strong and we commanded the industry’s best average transaction prices,” said Kurt McNeil, GM’s vice president of U.S. Sales Operations. (more…)

Black Friday Boosting November Auto Sales

Dealers taking advantage of kickoff to holiday shopping.

by on Nov.26, 2014

Black Friday isn't just the about getting a deal on electronics. Automakers are using the day to kick off their holiday sales programs.

It’s not just too-good-to-be-true deals on computers, high-definition televisions and portable DVD players drawing people out on Black Friday, many shoppers salivating at the prospect of a great price on a new car will fill auto dealerships across the country boosting November auto sales.

Kelley Blue Book estimates November sales, aided by a strong weekend finish to the month, could climb 2.2% year-over-year to a total of 1.27 million units.

The Automotive Journal of Record!

“Car sales will remain elevated in November in large part because of Black Friday,” said Edmunds Senior Analyst Jessica Caldwell. “In recent years both car shoppers and car dealers have turned toward Black Friday as an opportunity to dive into the holiday shopping season. This is a good example of how the auto industry continues to evolve to become more like the rest of the retail market.” (more…)