The Truth About Cars » February 2013 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 February Sales Way Down in Europe, Ford And GM Devastated http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/february-sales-way-down-in-europe-ford-and-gm-devastated/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/february-sales-way-down-in-europe-ford-and-gm-devastated/#comments Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:55:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481701 The European car market goes to where it has been going for a while: To the toilet.  February sales in the EU were down 10.5 percent year-on-year. Sales in February were  9.5 percent lower than an already disappointing  January.   Except for the UK (up 7.9 percent), all other European volume markets were down, ranging […]

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The European car market goes to where it has been going for a while: To the toilet.  February sales in the EU were down 10.5 percent year-on-year. Sales in February were  9.5 percent lower than an already disappointing  January.   Except for the UK (up 7.9 percent), all other European volume markets were down, ranging […]

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Audi Beats Chinese Calendar, Ekes Out Gain http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/audi-beats-chinese-calendar-ekes-out-gain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/audi-beats-chinese-calendar-ekes-out-gain/#comments Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:24:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480431 Despite Audi CEO Rupert Stadler’s warnings that the effect of the Chinese New Year affects the usually glorious Audi numbers, Audi’s February sales still are something to be proud of. Audi Global Sales February 2013 Feb’13 Feb’12 YoY YTD’13 YTD’12 YoY World 110,000 106,582 3.2% 221,800 202,663 9.4% Europe 54,900 54,862 0.1% 104,800 100,782 4.0% […]

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Despite Audi CEO Rupert Stadler’s warnings that the effect of the Chinese New Year affects the usually glorious Audi numbers, Audi’s February sales still are something to be proud of. Audi Global Sales February 2013 Feb’13 Feb’12 YoY YTD’13 YTD’12 YoY World 110,000 106,582 3.2% 221,800 202,663 9.4% Europe 54,900 54,862 0.1% 104,800 100,782 4.0% […]

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Good Sign: GM China Sales Down Only 10.6 Percent In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/good-sign-gm-china-sales-down-only-10-6-percent-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/good-sign-gm-china-sales-down-only-10-6-percent-in-china/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:03:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480169 Today, GM did something highly unusual: It abandoned all spin and said that sales in China were down pretty much across the board in February: “General Motors and its joint ventures sold 215,070 vehicles in China during February. Sales were down 10.6 percent from the same month last year due to the week-long Lunar New […]

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Today, GM did something highly unusual: It abandoned all spin and said that sales in China were down pretty much across the board in February: “General Motors and its joint ventures sold 215,070 vehicles in China during February. Sales were down 10.6 percent from the same month last year due to the week-long Lunar New […]

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Grade The Analysts: Conservative Bankers Trounce Exuberant Specialists http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/grade-the-analysts-conservative-bankers-trounce-exuberant-specialists/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/grade-the-analysts-conservative-bankers-trounce-exuberant-specialists/#comments Sat, 02 Mar 2013 10:13:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479687   This was tough month for the panel of analysts polled by Bloomberg: Analysts who previously monopolized the top ranks of the list blew this one. February was won by three bankers: Peter Nesvold in first, followed by Brian Johnson, and Patrick Archambault. Top Ranked Analysts, February 2013 Rank Analyst  GM Ford  Chrysler  SAAR SAAR […]

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  This was tough month for the panel of analysts polled by Bloomberg: Analysts who previously monopolized the top ranks of the list blew this one. February was won by three bankers: Peter Nesvold in first, followed by Brian Johnson, and Patrick Archambault. Top Ranked Analysts, February 2013 Rank Analyst  GM Ford  Chrysler  SAAR SAAR […]

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February U.S. Car Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/february-u-s-car-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/february-u-s-car-sales/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:05:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479603 Crazy double digit gains have given way to solid single digit growth (on top of the crazy gains of last year).  More importantly for American makers, pickups and SUVs are moving. Stay with us throughout sales day for updates of the sales table. February 2013 U.S. New Light Vehicle Sales (Final table courtesy Automotive News […]

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Crazy double digit gains have given way to solid single digit growth (on top of the crazy gains of last year).  More importantly for American makers, pickups and SUVs are moving. Stay with us throughout sales day for updates of the sales table. February 2013 U.S. New Light Vehicle Sales (Final table courtesy Automotive News […]

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Japan In February 2013: Down 8 Percent http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/japan-in-february-2013-down-8-percent/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/japan-in-february-2013-down-8-percent/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 12:34:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479560 Japanese automobile sales were down eight percent in  February 2013, compared to the same month in the prior year. This according to consolidated data by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and the Japan Mini Vehicles Association. Regular vehicle sales Japan February 2013 Manufacturer Feb ’13 Feb ’12 YoY YTD ’13 YTD ’12 YoY Daihatsu 159 […]

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Japanese automobile sales were down eight percent in  February 2013, compared to the same month in the prior year. This according to consolidated data by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and the Japan Mini Vehicles Association. Regular vehicle sales Japan February 2013 Manufacturer Feb ’13 Feb ’12 YoY YTD ’13 YTD ’12 YoY Daihatsu 159 […]

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