ESA Car Keys | Good snapshot of today’s dealer inventory, which is leaner than last year. Chrysler lots are turning 4x per year on average, while Subaru runs at about 20x per year.
ESA Car Keys | October was another month pointing toward a possible new volume record in automotive sales for 2015. Average prices were up, as where incentives. Light trucks again lead the way, along with import passenger vehicles.
ESA Car Keys | Record-breaking new car sales. So why is the average age of vehicles on the road getting older and not younger? And why should we even care? A little math will tell us the answers, and point the way to opportunity.
ESA Car Keys | September auto market remains red-hot at 18M+ pace, even with VW’s woes. Light trucks lead the way. Dealers looking for gross profits in midst of volume surge.
ESA Car Keys | Market-leading auto dealerships are making moves to increase gross profits. Retail innovation and strategic thinking is showing immediate results. (Adam Armbruster on Wards ideaXchange)
ESA Car Keys | It might be time to rename this thread to Truck Keys, as a familiar story repeats itself. US Auto Sales are pacing at an any-month decade high exceeding 17.7M units. Very strong gains for Ford and Hyundai.
ESA Car Keys, July 2015 | The prolonged growth of the auto market continues to beat all expectations and gain strength in an otherwise mixed economy. July’s SAAR hits 17.5M, its highest mark in 10 years.
ESA Car Keys | Gas prices, EV incentives, driving ranges, and residual values will play a part in EV sales during the 2nd half of 2015.
ESA Car Keys | The German automaker is poised to become the global leader in car sales three years ahead of schedule.
The even bigger story, and local opportunity, behind the news of the AutoNation – TrueCar divorce.