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    Sales Figure Ticker - September 2015


    • So how did the automakers fare in September?

    Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 35.9% (7,556 Vehicles Sold This Month, 73,257 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 27.8% (53,070 Vehicles Sold This Month, 428,702 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Ford Motor Company - Up 23% (221,599 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,972,588 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 22.7% (4,424 Vehicles Sold This Month, 39,300 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Kia Motors America - Up 22.6% (49,820 Vehicles Sold This Month, 475,978 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 18.4% (5,527 Vehicles Sold This Month, 46,381 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Nissan Group U.S. - Up 18.3% (121,782 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,122,488 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Audi of America - Up 16.2% (17,340 Vehicles Sold This Month, 147,403 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Toyota Motor Sales - Up 16.2% (194,370 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,867,372 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Hyundai Motor America - Up 14.3% (64,015 Vehicles Sold This Month, 578,190 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    FCA US LLC - Up 14% (193,019 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,654,851 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    American Honda Motor Co. - Up 13.1% (133,750 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,188,566 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    General Motors Co. - Up 12.5% (251,310 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,299,847 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Mazda North American Operations - Up 6.8% (25,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 241,701 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 6% (32,807 Vehicles Sold This Month, 275,596 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    BMW Group U.S. - Up 4.1% (31,022 Vehicles Sold This Month, 294,930 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Volkswagen of America - Up 0.56% (26,141 Vehicles Sold This Month, 263,215 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Maserati North America, Inc. - Down 33.8% (872 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,378 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

     

    Jaguar Land Rover North America -

     

    Brands:
    Acura - Up 6.3% (14,704 Vehicles Sold This Month, 132,019 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Alfa Romeo - N/A (54 Vehicles Sold This Month, 197 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Audi - Up 16.2% (17,340 Vehicles Sold This Month, 147,403 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    BMW - Up 4% (26,608 Vehicles Sold This Month, 249,956 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Buick - Up 5% (18,341 Vehicles Sold This Month, 167,727 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Cadillac - Up 7.8% (14,908 Vehicles Sold This Month, 125,699 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Chevrolet - Up 10.9% (170,675 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,596,182 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Chrysler - Down 5% (27,250 Vehicles Sold This Month, 248,800 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Dodge - Up 3% (45,170 Vehicles Sold This Month, 382,347 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Fiat - Up 1% (3,398 Vehicles Sold This Month, 31,819 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Ford - Up 23.1% (212,919 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,898,224 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    GMC - Up 23.8% (47,386 Vehicles Sold This Month, 410,319 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Honda - Up 14% (119,046 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,056,547 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Hyundai - Up 14.3% (64,015 Vehicles Sold This Month, 578,190 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Infiniti - Up 30.4% (10,220 Vehicles Sold This Month, 95,568 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Jaguar -
    Jeep - Up 40% (77,201 Vehicles Sold This Month, 632,910 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Kia - Up 22.6% (49,820 Vehicles Sold This Month, 475,978 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Land Rover -
    Lexus - Up 15.8% (25,294 Vehicles Sold This Month, 247,255 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Lincoln - Up 19.6% (8,680 Vehicles Sold This Month, 73,964 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Maserati - Down 33.8% (872 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,378 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Mazda - Up 6.8% (25,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 241,701 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Mercedes-Benz - Up 6.2% (29,020 Vehicles Sold This Month, 249,890 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    MINI - Up 4.6% (4,414 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,974 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Mitsubishi - Up 35.9% (7,556 Vehicles Sold This Month, 73,257 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Nissan - Up 17.3% (111,562 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,026,920 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Porsche - Up 22.7% (4,424 Vehicles Sold This Month, 39,300 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Ram - Up 4% (39,946 Vehicles Sold This Month, 358,488 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Smart - Up 0.3% (750 Vehicles Sold This Month, 5,432 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Sprinter - Up 4.9% (2,317 Vehicles Sold This Month, 20,274 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Subaru - Up 27.8% (53,070 Vehicles Sold This Month, 428,702 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Toyota - Up 16.3% (169,076 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,619,927 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Volkswagen - Up 0.56% (26,141 Vehicles Sold This Month, 263,215 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
    Volvo - Up 18.4% (5,527 Vehicles Sold This Month, 46,381 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)

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    Mustang up ~200% and even Lincoln continues it's double digit climbs.

    Should be at 100K for the year.  Not too shabby.  New MKZ and Conti next year should give a healthy boost, as MKS is doing very little for the brand.

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    Pretty solid gains from everyone, except Chrysler and Maserati/Fiat.  Not surprised about Maserati/Fiat, those seem rather undesirable.  This is the first time in recent memory that so many brands had double digit gains, that is good news for the industry.

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    Wonder how long this can last given the depression over Europe and Asia happening. I have to think next year will be a cool year for auto sales here. I have to think this is people finally replacing auto's from our own depression of 2007 to 2012 and this is just a big bump.

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    Simple fact is, GM makes the best trucks overall.

     

    Most everyone backs away from ocn on this claim.

     

     

    I wouldn't necessarily say backs away. 

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    I wouldn't say that at all. I think his claims can be backed up pretty strongly. The biggest issue I have with GM trucks is that they don't really push the envelope with small diesels and suspension tech like Ram does. And the Canyonados are even beginning to address that situation. Put it this way: I won't be writing off GM the next time I'm looking for a truck.

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    I wouldn't say that at all. I think his claims can be backed up pretty strongly. The biggest issue I have with GM trucks is that they don't really push the envelope with small diesels and suspension tech like Ram does. And the Canyonados are even beginning to address that situation. Put it this way: I won't be writing off GM the next time I'm looking for a truck.

    Yes but... GM had a half ton, fullsize diesel pickup truck in the late 70's.  They sold compact diesel trucks here in the 70's and early 80's, with the LUV and S-10 diesels.  And they had coil spring rear suspension on their fullsize pickup trucks in the early 60's.

     

    GM makes the best trucks.

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    Link: http://www.stangtv.com/news/2015-mustang-sales-continues-to-trample-camaro-challenger/

     

    It’s been 11 full months since the 2015 Ford Mustang arrived at dealerships across the country, and for the 11th month in a row the Blue Oval’s remade muscle car has continued to dominate sales charts. With both of its main competitors set to be replaced or retired soon and Ford pimping the 50th anniversary of the Mustang hard, it really isn’t a surprise. The surprise will be if Ford can keep the sales momentum going after GM and Fiat-Chrysler release their new muscle cars into the wild.

    According to Torque News, Ford sold 9,456 Mustangs in September, a small drop from August sales but still almost as many sales as both the Camaro and Challenger combined. The General managed to move just 5,426 Camaros in the month of September, and the Dodge Challenger came in third (again) with 4,552 units sold. Both numbers represent a steep drop from August, with the Camaro’s fall more expected given the impending arrival of the all-new 2016 models.

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    ^

    Recalling that neither latest gen camaro or challenger when introduced came close to Mustang's recent continued 11 month sales spread, I believe Mustang's sales leadership is a slam dunk -- well into next year, and probably for some time to come.  

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    The last time it sold in those numbers was also the last time it had a new platform. That was back in 2004.

    Once every eleven years is pretty thin gruel for bragging rights.

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    Steady sales victories over the previous years are just fine. Like I said, it's not like Ford is exactly punctual with doing new Mustangs, so a once every decade and a half sales spurt is ok.

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    Eh. All I know is that once innovation happens in a segment, the incumbent needs to scramble to catch up. So, as I said, I can live with a once in a blue moon sales spurt.

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      The transaction is subject to various closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and reorganizations, and is expected to close before the end of 2017.
      Warrants
      The issuance of the warrants is subject to the vote of shareholders at PSA’s General Meeting of May 10th, 2017. The three main shareholders of PSA (the French State, the Peugeot family and DongFeng) representing in aggregate 36.6% of the share capital and 51.5%7 of the voting rights of PSA have undertaken to vote in favor of the resolution related to the issuance of the warrants to GM. In the event the warrant issuance reserved to GM and its affiliates is not approved by PSA’s General Meeting, PSA will settle the €0.65 Bn in cash over five years.
    • By William Maley
      Maserati North America, Inc. - Up 49% (1,087 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 38.8% (10,924 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,381 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 17.3% (9,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 16.4% (9,231 Vehicles Sold This Month, 18,333 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 12.65% (25,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,655 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 8.3% (45,500 Vehicles Sold This Month, 89,379 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 6.8% (27,383 Vehicles Sold This Month, 55,283 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 5.9% (22,824 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,522 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      General Motors Co. - Up 4.2% (237,388 Vehicles Sold This Month, 433,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Up 3.7% (135,740 Vehicles Sold This Month, 248,059 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Up 2.3% (121,686 Vehicles Sold This Month, 228,066 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 2.1% (3,637 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,239 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Down 2.5% (208,440 Vehicles Sold This Month, 381,052 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company - Down 4% (208,440 Vehicles Sold This Month, 381,052 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Down 7.2% (174,339 Vehicles Sold This Month, 317,387 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Down 10% (168,326 Vehicles Sold This Month, 320,544 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Down 11.6% (4,651 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,123 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Down 14.2% (42,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,299 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Hyundai Motor America - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Down 14.9% (10,864 Vehicles Sold This Month, 20,066 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 843% (443 Vehicles Sold This Month, 551 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 17.3% (9,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 0.3% (22,558 Vehicles Sold This Month, 40,667 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Buick - Down 9.4% (16,131 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,248 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Down 8.6% (10,823 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,121 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Up 3.4% (164,095 Vehicles Sold This Month, 299,265 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 28% (16,730 Vehicles Sold This Month, 30,107 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Down 7% (43,878 Vehicles Sold This Month, 83,987 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 19% (2,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 4,309 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Down 4.5% (199,696 Vehicles Sold This Month, 363,523 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - 
      GMC - Up 17.2% (46,339 Vehicles Sold This Month, 83,663 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 4.3% (110,822 Vehicles Sold This Month, 208,000 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - 
      Infiniti - Up 32.5% (13,737 Vehicles Sold This Month, 25,295 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Up 130.4% (3,484 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,423 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Down 15% (62,345 Vehicles Sold This Month, 120,760 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Down 14.2% (42,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,299 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Down 10.4% (5,747 Vehicles Sold This Month, 11,910 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 20.6% (18,338 Vehicles Sold This Month, 33.910 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Up 8.8% (8,744 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,529 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Maserati - Up 49% (1,087 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Up 5.9% (22,824 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,522 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Up 6.9% (24,522 Vehicles Sold This Month, 50,049 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Up 10.8% (2,513 Vehicles Sold This Month, 4,562 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Down 24.1% (2,154 Vehicles Sold This Month, 5,264 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 38.8% (10,924 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,381 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 1.2% (122,003 Vehicles Sold This Month, 222,764 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 2.1% (3,637 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,239 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 4% (42,785 Vehicles Sold This Month, 80,830 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 17.5% (348 Vehicles Sold This Month, 672 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 8.3% (45,500 Vehicles Sold This Month, 89,379 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 5.4% (156,001 Vehicles Sold This Month, 283,447 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 12.65% (25,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,655 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - Down 11.6% (4,651 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,123 Vehicles Sold This Year)

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    • By William Maley
      Maserati North America, Inc. - Up 49% (1,087 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 38.8% (10,924 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,381 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 17.3% (9,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 16.4% (9,231 Vehicles Sold This Month, 18,333 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 12.65% (25,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,655 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 8.3% (45,500 Vehicles Sold This Month, 89,379 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 6.8% (27,383 Vehicles Sold This Month, 55,283 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 5.9% (22,824 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,522 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      General Motors Co. - Up 4.2% (237,388 Vehicles Sold This Month, 433,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Up 3.7% (135,740 Vehicles Sold This Month, 248,059 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Up 2.3% (121,686 Vehicles Sold This Month, 228,066 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 2.1% (3,637 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,239 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Down 2.5% (208,440 Vehicles Sold This Month, 381,052 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company - Down 4% (208,440 Vehicles Sold This Month, 381,052 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Down 7.2% (174,339 Vehicles Sold This Month, 317,387 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Down 10% (168,326 Vehicles Sold This Month, 320,544 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Down 11.6% (4,651 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,123 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Down 14.2% (42,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,299 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Hyundai Motor America - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Down 14.9% (10,864 Vehicles Sold This Month, 20,066 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 843% (443 Vehicles Sold This Month, 551 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 17.3% (9,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 0.3% (22,558 Vehicles Sold This Month, 40,667 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Buick - Down 9.4% (16,131 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,248 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Down 8.6% (10,823 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,121 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Up 3.4% (164,095 Vehicles Sold This Month, 299,265 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 28% (16,730 Vehicles Sold This Month, 30,107 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Down 7% (43,878 Vehicles Sold This Month, 83,987 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 19% (2,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 4,309 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Down 4.5% (199,696 Vehicles Sold This Month, 363,523 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - 
      GMC - Up 17.2% (46,339 Vehicles Sold This Month, 83,663 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 4.3% (110,822 Vehicles Sold This Month, 208,000 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - 
      Infiniti - Up 32.5% (13,737 Vehicles Sold This Month, 25,295 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Up 130.4% (3,484 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,423 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Down 15% (62,345 Vehicles Sold This Month, 120,760 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Down 14.2% (42,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,299 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Down 10.4% (5,747 Vehicles Sold This Month, 11,910 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 20.6% (18,338 Vehicles Sold This Month, 33.910 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Up 8.8% (8,744 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,529 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Maserati - Up 49% (1,087 Vehicles Sold This Month, 26,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Up 5.9% (22,824 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,522 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Up 6.9% (24,522 Vehicles Sold This Month, 50,049 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Up 10.8% (2,513 Vehicles Sold This Month, 4,562 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Down 24.1% (2,154 Vehicles Sold This Month, 5,264 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 38.8% (10,924 Vehicles Sold This Month, 17,381 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 1.2% (122,003 Vehicles Sold This Month, 222,764 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 2.1% (3,637 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,239 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 4% (42,785 Vehicles Sold This Month, 80,830 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 17.5% (348 Vehicles Sold This Month, 672 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 8.3% (45,500 Vehicles Sold This Month, 89,379 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 5.4% (156,001 Vehicles Sold This Month, 283,447 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 12.65% (25,145 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,655 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - Down 11.6% (4,651 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,123 Vehicles Sold This Year)
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