ESA Car Keys | February 2016’s auto market kept pace with a 17.4M SAAR on the strength of truck, CUV and SUV sales. Ford registered a year-over-year increase of nearly 20%.
ESA Car Keys | Not even the Blizzard of 2016 could stop the US auto market from posting another solid month in January.
Adam Armbruster | Expect dealers to shift gears toward a strategy of profitability as volume inevitably plateaus in 2016. What ideas need to be brought to market? Here are a handful.
ESA Car Keys | With a solid December performance, the US auto market finished 2015 with the highest full-year auto volume ever at 17.47M units, surpassing a 15-year record from 2000.
Automotive dealers looking for increased profitability are invited to attend NADA University’s February 10 Webinar, “Increase Profit Through Smarter Advertising,” hosted by ESA Senior Partner Adam Armbruster.
ESA Car Keys | November marks third straight month of 18M+ automotive sales pace; 2015 on target to set all-time annual volume record (17.35M units in 2000).
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.