Rising interest rates, higher gasoline prices and the threat of a tariff-fueled trade war haven't slowed auto sales in 2018. But headwinds are increasing. Some industry experts see a saturated market pumped up by incentives.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 9 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST. Subscription may be required.
U.S. auto sales have proved resilient so far in 2018, with many of the largest car sellers posting increases over the first six months of the year despite predictions that demand would cool.
Wall Street Journal. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:28:58 EDT.
The U.S. auto industry is winning ugly. Marketers are up to their old tricks, raising discounts while raising prices. Tariffs threaten imports. Interest rates are rising. Despite it all, June auto sales should increase.
By Jim Henry, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 29 Jun 2018 09:12:00 -0400.
After U.S. sales of new vehicles grew in the first half of 2018, the market could be near a tipping point and decline during the second half, according to three forecasts issued this week.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:59:03 EST. Subscription may be required.
Cox Automotive today nudged up its 2018 sales forecast to 16. 8 million units from 16.7 million units previously. That's not a big increase in projected volumes, obviously, but it is an interesting recalculation in directional terms.
By Dale Buss, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:28:00 -0400.
U.S. auto sales in June likely rose 2.5 percent from the same month in 2017 as consumers continued to prefer expensive pickup trucks, SUVs and crossovers over passenger cars.
Newsmax. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:06:22 EDT.
Auto makers reported mixed U.S. auto sales for May as demand for sedans continues to wither and SUVs and pickups buoy sales despite rising gas prices.
Wall Street Journal. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:32:45 EDT.