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The Volkswagen Group More Than Tripled Its Electric Vehicle Sales In 2020, Still Fell Short Of Tesla

2020 as a whole was not a kind year to many. Volkswagen, in particular, saw a global sales decline of 15.2 percent. Things looked particularly dire in the first half of the year, but the VW Group saw a significant recovery in the fourth quarter. One bright spot for VAG was found in its electric […]

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It Is Extremely Bleak For Auto Dealers Right Now

Dealers, I wrote last week, are in a bit of bind, with a lot of people not buying new cars in the face of potential economic doom, and showrooms mostly vacant as people social distance themselves amid a global pandemic. It’s probably going to only get worse. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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March U.S. Auto Sales Numbers Aren’t Looking Good As Consumer Confidence Slumps Further

With an unstable regulatory environment, high tariffs, underwhelming tax returns, low consumer confidence, a lack of incentives, and rising interest rates, economists aren’t surprised by the sales dip the industry is experiencing. Perhaps the worst news is that there is no expectation for a turnaround any time soon. …Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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C7 Corvette Stock Piles Up As Chevy Dealers Anticipate The C8

With a new Corvette generation on the horizon, it should come as no surprise that C7-generation models are not selling particularly well. According to GM’s sales report, just 800 Corvettes were sold in January this year, which is a new record low month for this generation. While it might seem like a no-brainer that…Read more… […]

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Toyota’s Huge Sales Dip Marks a Rough Start to 2019

Toyota is already down 7.1% on North American automobile sales this year, as compared to January 2018, and Lexus isn’t far behind with a 2.8% decrease in volume. Only six Toyota nameplates outperformed their individual January 2018 volume, in fact. Corolla sales are up, as are C-HR and 4Runner. On the Lexus side, LS,…Read more… […]

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The 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition Sold Out In 48 Hours, But More Are Coming

Lincoln’s coach-built reverse-opening long-wheelbase Continental lux sedan is a premium experience that was promised to only 80 lucky buyers. The privilege of being on the list cost these buyers $110,000, or $40,000 more than a top-of-the-line normal-door Lincoln Continental. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Buy More Miatas

The fact that the 2019 Mazda Miata is a Good Car is one of those undeniable facts in automotivedom. Miata is an ultra-meta acronym for “Miata Is Always The Answer” because it is always the answer. It’s an incredibly nimble, fun to drive, and versatile sports car that works as well in daily commuting as […]

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Strong Growth In Wagon Sales May be the Opening Salvo in the War on SUVs

It’s difficult not to notice that large lumbering SUVs are hulking around in larger numbers than ever before. Americans have been ditching the sedan, hatchback, and wagon markets for larger crossovers with a “higher seating position” for quite a while now. Wagons are still a very small part of the market—less than…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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