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  1. FORD U.S. FEBRUARY RETAIL SALES DRIVEN BY STRONG DEMAND FOR F-SERIES, TRANSIT, EXPLORER AND MUSTANG F-Series, America’s best-selling truck, posts retail sales increases of 7 percent – driven by all-new F-150; Transit drives 30 percent increase in Ford van sales versus year-ago Explorer sales increase 32 percent in February – best in 9 years; Mustang sales up 32 percent, for best performance since 2007 Lincoln February retail sales results up 3 percent Ford Motor Company U.S. sales of 180,383 vehicles for February represent a 2 percent decline compared to a year ago DEARBORN, Mich., March 3, 2015 – Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 180,383 vehicles in February, down 2 percent from a year ago. F-Series retail sales increased 7 percent, as the all-new F-150 remains one of Ford’s fastest-turning vehicles on dealer lots. The training of employees in the new manufacturing process at Kansas City Assembly Plant – the second plant building the new F-150 – is now under way, with production scheduled to begin this month, as planned. “Strong customer demand for the all-new F-150 drove strong February F-Series retail sales results in February,” said Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service. “The all-new F-150 continues to be the hottest vehicles on dealer lots, turning more than four times faster than the industry’s overall full-size pickup segment.” Transit drove a 30 percent increase in total Ford van sales of 13,936 vehicles for the month, including E-Series and Transit Connect. This marks Ford’s best February van sales performance since 2007. Explorer sales of 17,027 vehicles were up 32 percent, marking the SUV’s best February sales results since 2006. Mustang sales increased 32 percent with 8,454 vehicles sold – representing its best February sales since 2007 and making it the best-selling sports car in America since the launch of the all-new model last fall. Lincoln retail sales increased 3 percent versus last year. Lincoln MKC continues to build momentum for the luxury brand, along with Navigator, which posted a 96 percent sales increase.
  2. Toyota Motor Sales Posts 13.3 Percent Increase in February Toyota No. 1 brand RAV4 sets new February record Lexus posts fourth consecutive best-ever month TORRANCE, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported February 2015 sales of 180,467, an increase of 13.3 percent from February 2014 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in February 2015 and 2014, sales were up 13.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Toyota division posted February 2015 sales of 157,472 units, up 12.1 percent. "The auto industry is off to its best start since 2002 as truck demand continues to rise," said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. "Toyota light trucks and SUVs, led by RAV4, set a new February record." Lexus reported February 2015 sales of 22,995 units, a 22 percent increase. "February marked the fourth straight month of record new vehicle sales and the seventh straight month of best-ever record pre-owned sales for Lexus dealers," said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. "Just as importantly, Lexus was recognized during the month as the industry's top-ranked brand by both Consumer Reports and J. D. Power and Associates." February 2015 Highlights: RAV4 up over 33 percent; set February record 4Runner up 37.7 percent Tacoma up 13 percent; posts sales of 12,372 units Corolla posts sales of 27,839 units; up 10 percent Camry sales of 32,942 units, up more than 13 percent Sienna up 48.5 percent Lexus RX up more than 14 percent
  3. William Maley

    February 2015: Mercedes-Benz USA

    Mercedes-Benz Posts Best-Ever February Sales Volume With 23,616 Units MBUSA delivers 6% year-to-date sales growth at 52,365 MONTVALE, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz today reported the highest February sales in its history with 23,616 units, up 4.5% from the 22,609 vehicles sold in February 2014. Sprinter Vans was up 17.9% at 1,675, combining with 458 units at smart for a monthly total of 25,749 for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA). On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz recorded sales of 48,235, an increase of 6.7% versus the same period last year. Adding 3,180 units for Sprinter and 950 vehicles at smart, MBUSA's year-to-date sales volume totaled 52,365. "We've got two months of record sales on the books despite the challenges posed by February's weather," said Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA. "With SUV sales up 22 percent, we expect our momentum to continue as new or redesigned versions of almost all our light trucks hit the market in the next year." Mercedes-Benz February sales volumes were led by the C-, CLA- and M-Class model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 7,072, up 25.8% compared to the 5,621 units sold the same month last year. The M-Class, the brand's best-selling SUV, followed with sales of 3,316 while the sporty CLA four-door coupe rounded out the top three at 2,606. At the high end, the range-topping G-Class sport utility posted a 47.1% gain over February 2014. Mercedes-Benz AMG high-performance models sold 758 units for the month, with year-to-date volumes of 1,548. Sales of Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesel models totaled 758 in February and 1,700 year-to-date. Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded February sales of 9,820, with year-to-date volumes increasing 5.4% over the comparable period in 2014 to 19,276.
  4. GM Truck Sales Climb 36 percent in February Pickup sales up 37 percent and large SUVs up 66 percent Retail sales of small and compact crossovers up 14 percent combined Chevrolet Colorado now the industry’s fastest-selling pickup truck Best February sales for GMC in 13 years DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers in the United States delivered 231,378 vehicles last month. Total sales were up 4 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales were up 1 percent. Commercial and fleet deliveries were up 12 percent. Sales of trucks, including SUVs, vans and pickups, were up 36 percent year over year. “Our new SUVs and crossovers, combined with the three-pickup strategy we outlined more than a year ago, are dovetailing perfectly with the growing U.S. economy and a stronger job market,” said Kurt McNeil, U.S. vice president of Sales Operations. “Six months into its launch, the Chevrolet Colorado is the industry’s fastest-selling pickup, regardless of brand or model year,” he added. “The Silverado had another great month, with sales, market share and average transaction prices up sharply. And when you add the GMC Sierra and Canyon to the mix, GM’s year-over-year pickup deliveries increased 37 percent. That follows January’s 42 percent increase and December’s 43 percent increase.” According to J.D. Power PIN data, the average Chevrolet Colorado – Motor Trend magazine’s unanimous choice for 2015 Truck of the Year – spends just 15 days in dealer stock from the day it arrives on the showroom floor. PIN also estimates that the Chevrolet Silverado’s retail market share in the full-size pickup segment was 27.2 percent in February, up 1.5 percentage points from a year ago, at the expense of Ford’s F-Series and FCA’s Ram. Average transaction prices rose by almost $1,700 per unit from a year ago. In addition, strong truck and crossover sales drove the GMC brand to its best February since 2002. Highlights (vs. 2014 except as noted) Chevrolet: Chevrolet had its best February since 2008. The new Trax small crossover, which began arriving in showrooms in December 2014, saw deliveries of 3,821 units. The Camaro, Corvette and Spark were up 3 percent, 7 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Tahoe sales were up 49 percent, Suburban sales more than doubled and the Traverse was up 28 percent for its best-ever February. The Equinox also had its best-ever February sales, with deliveries up 1 percent. The Silverado was up 24 percent for its best February since 2007. GMC: The Yukon and Yukon XL were up 43 percent and 85 percent, respectively. The Sierra, which has the highest average transaction prices of any pickup line in the industry, was up 6 percent. GMC dealers delivered more than 2,500 Canyons, AutoWeek magazine’s “Best of the Best/Truck” for 2015. It was the vehicle’s best-ever February sales. The Acadia was up 4 percent and Terrain was up 17 percent for its best-ever February. The Denali series vehicles are now 21 percent of all GMC vehicles, up from 18 percent. Buick: Encore deliveries rose 60 percent for its best February ever. It remains the best-selling vehicle in the small crossover segment. Cadillac: Demand for the new Escalade continues to grow. Sales were up 86 percent for the vehicle’s best February since 2008. Average Transaction Prices (ATPs): ATPs were $34,700, according to PIN estimates through Feb. 22, up $2,700 per unit compared to a year ago. Incentives: Incentive spending as a percentage of ATPs was 9.7 percent in February, down 0.9 percentage points month over month, according to PIN estimates, while industry average spending was 9.9 percent of ATPs, up 0.1 points. Fleet and Commercial: Strong pickup, large SUV and crossover sales drove a 35-percent increase in Commercial deliveries, the 16th consecutive monthly year-over-year increase. Strong pickup and SUV sales drove a 25-percent increase in government deliveries. Industry Sales: GM estimates that the seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in February was 16.5 million units. Trucks, including pickups, SUVs and vans, accounted for 17.3 percent of the retail industry, according to PIN estimates, up 1.6 percentage points. Crossovers represented 39.2 percent of the market, up 1.2 percentage points, and cars represented 43.5 percent, down 2.8 percentage points.
  5. VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS FEBRUARY 2015 SALES February sales total 25,710 units The all-new Golf delivered 3,921 units for the month, marking a 141.6 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous February The Golf GTI delivered 1,779 units, a 113% percent increase Golf R hits showrooms with 362 delivered Jetta sedan delivered 8,320 units for the month Herndon, VA (March 3, 2015) — Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 25,710 units delivered in February 2015. The all-new Golf continued to find success in the market as the family increased in size. In February, Golf family sales totaled 3,921 units. This marks the best February for the Golf family in 15 years. The much anticipated Golf R hit showrooms mid-month. The Golf Sportwagen will go on sale later this spring. “We are pleased to see the positive customer and media acceptance of the Golf family as evidenced by the number of prestigious awards the cars have won, such as the Motor Trend Car of the Year and the North American Car of the Year. We look forward to keeping this momentum going with the introduction of the all-new Golf SportWagen later this spring,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. The Jetta, which was refreshed for the 2015 model year and now has a suite of available driver assistance features, continued to show its strength as a core model, with 10,219 units delivered. The Touareg, refreshed for 2015, delivered 413 units: 232 of these were TDI® Clean Diesel models, amounting to 56.2 percent of sales. The Chattanooga-built Passat totaled 6,309 units delivered for the month. The Tiguan delivered 1,819 units.
  6. Mazda Reports February Sales IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported February U.S. sales of 25,650 vehicles, representing an increase of 5.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through February are up 6.4 percent versus last year, with 45,921 vehicles sold. "Mazda3 and Mazda6 both performed very well last month and achieved significant year-over-year gains," said Ron Stettner, vice president of sales, MNAO. "Weather across the country impacted our dealers but we were still able to report a year-over-year increase in overall sales." Key February sales notes: Mazda6 recorded its best February since 2012 with 5,064 vehicles sold, an increase of 28.4 percent YOY. Mazda3 performed very well in February 2015 with 8,874 vehicles sold, an increase of 21.8 percent year-over-year (YOY). Mazda's 7-passenger SUV, CX-9, also saw positive sales growth in February with a 5.3 percent increase YOY for a total of 1,677 vehicles sold. SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY proves to be the key between performance and fuel efficiency as customers demand a no-compromise solution. In February 2015, 83.3 percent of Mazdas sold were equipped with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY. Mazda reported Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) February sales of 3,208 vehicles, up 8.0 percent YOY. Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported February sales of 4,067 vehicles, up 42.0 percent versus last year, making it the best February in MMdM history and the 25th consecutive month of YOY growth.
  7. Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Record February Sales Record February - monthly sales increase 18.5 percent over February 2014 39th consecutive month of year-over-year growth Best February ever for Forester, WRX/STI, Legacy, Outback and XV Crosstrek 21 percent increase YTD over 2014 Legacy 55 percent increase YTD over 2014 19th consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold 12th consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold 1.2 millionth Forester sold CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today reported record sales for February 2015 totaling 41,358 vehicles, an 18.5 percent gain over February 2014. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 82,170, a 21 percent gain over the same period in 2014. February marked the 12th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company. Forester, WRX/STI, Legacy, Outback and XV Crosstrek sales were notably strong as each model line achieved its best February ever. Legacy sales for February 2015 increased 69 percent over the same month in 2014. The WRX/STI, Outback and XV Crosstrek also enjoyed double-digit gains over February 2014. In February, Subaru earned a number of awards including the 2015 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award for the Brand category, Motorweek awarded the all-new 2015 Legacy its Drivers' Choice Award for Best Family Sedan, U.S. News and World Report gave Subaru its 2015 Best Wagon for the Money award for the Outback, and Consumer Guide® Automotive awarded the Subaru BRZ with a "Best Buy Award" in the Sporty/Performance Car category for the second consecutive year. "Subaru of America is particularly proud of the number of awards and accolades our vehicles have received recently," said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "The strength of our products and increased brand awareness are driving the demand for our vehicles to record levels." "We're proud that our retailers overcame challenging weather conditions in February and delivered our 39th consecutive month of year over year growth," said Jeff Walters, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "With this start to 2015, we are confident Subaru will have another record year in the U.S."
  8. William Maley

    February 2015: Audi of America

    Audi U.S. sales in February 2015 rise to record level for 50th consecutive month March 03, 2015 | Herndon, Virginia Audi U.S. sales in February rose 5.3%; Year-to-date 2015 sales increased 9.6% New Audi A3 and Q3 models continue strong early returns Audi Certified pre-owned vehicle sales set 19th straight monthly record Audi reported that its February 2015 sales increased 5.3% to 11,455 vehicles, a total that stands as the 50th consecutive month of record U.S. sales for the premium brand. The previous February record of 10,881 vehicle sales came in 2014. Through the first two months of 2015, Audi U.S. sales rose 9.6% from a year earlier to 22,996 vehicles. Audi Certified pre-owned vehicle sales also reached record levels during the most recent month. February 2015 marks the 19th consecutive month of record Audi CPO sales through a 13.2% gain for the month on 3,698 CPO vehicles sold. “Severe winter storms were disruptive for the entire industry in February, but the Audi dealer network overcame the elements to deliver a record number of Audi vehicles to new Audi customers in February,” said Mark Del Rosso, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. Demand for the new Audi A3 family of premium cars and the new Q3 SUV remained strong for Audi in February. These two all-new Audi products, launched in 2014, continue to bring new customers into the Audi family across the country. Highlights: Sales mix for Audi S performance variants finished the month at 15.7% for the S3 sedan; 14.8% for the S4 sedan; 35.5% for the S5/RS 5; 1.2% for the S6; 36.7% for the S7/RS 7; 12.0% for the S8, and 6.1% for the SQ5 crossover. TT model sales figures reflected plant changeover for the next-generation version of the Audi sports car. Audi holds the longest running monthly record sales streak in the premium car market according to a competitive sales report from MotorIntelligence.com.
  9. Jaguar Land Rover Reports U.S. Sales for February 2015 Jaguar Land Rover U.S. February sales increase 14percent for best February since 2003 Land Rover up 23 percent to set new U.S. February sales record on growth of Range Rover family vehicles Three Land Rover models: Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover each have best ever U.S. February sales Jaguar F-TYPE delivers 31 percent increase with coupe and convertible lineup. (MAHWAH, NJ) - March 3, 2015 - Jaguar Land Rover North America today reported February 2015 U.S. sales: Land Rover sales reached 4,917 units up 23 percent from 4,006 units in February 2014; Jaguar sales were 1,410 units, down 9 percent from 1,552 units in February 2014. Jaguar Land Rover North America February U.S. sales for both brands hit 6,327 units, a 14 percent increase from 5,558 units in February 2014. Year-to-date in 2015, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales are up 11 percent from 2014. For the full year 2014, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales were up with 67,238 units sold in 2014 compared to 66,962 in 2013. For the full year 2014 the Land Rover brand established an all-time annual high for U.S. sales of 51,465. "We are pleased that despite highly challenging winter weather, Jaguar Land Rover had its' best February sales in 12 years," said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO of Jaguar Land Rover North America. "For the Land Rover brand three different models had their best February sales ever to set a new U.S. February high." U.S. BRAND HIGHLIGHTS Land Rover Land Rover established a new February U.S. sales record with 4,917 units sold. Three Land Rover models: Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover each had best ever U.S. February sales The Range Rover Evoque hit 1,107 units in February, increasing 19 percent from 927 units in February, 2014. The Range Rover Sport hit 1,827 units in February, increasing 25 percent from 1,464 units in February, 2014. The Range Rover hit 1,358 units in February, increasing 56 percent from 869 units in February, 2014. For the full year 2014, Land Rover brand U.S. sales reached a new all-time high of 51,465 units. Full year sales were led by the brand volume leader Range Rover Sport with 17,897 sales up 12 percent; Range Rover with 12,830 sales up 5 percent and Range Rover Evoque with 12,440 sales up 9 percent. Jaguar For the month of February, Jaguar decreased 9 percent to 1,410 from 1,552 units in February 2014. The brand volume leader, Jaguar XF was down 22 percent off of record February sales in 2014. The Jaguar F-TYPE continues to grow with an increase of 31 percent to 422 units from 322 in February 2014. In 2015, the 16 MY Jaguar F-TYPE will newly be available with options of all-wheel drive and a manual transmission.
  10. Volvo Announces February Sales ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (March 3, 2015) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 4,012 units, a 0.5 percent increase versus February 2014. Year-to-date sales are up 0.3 percent over the first two months of 2014. The top seller for the month was the XC60 crossover with 1,954 units sold, a 70.5 percent increase versus February 2014, followed by the S60 sports sedan with 1,203 units sold. Volvo Cars is midway through a global transformation that involves the complete renewal of Volvo’s product range beginning with the all-new XC90 luxury SUV, world-first safety technologies, a new design language, new powertrain architecture and a range of class-leading connectivity services.
  11. William Maley

    February 2015: BMW Group U.S.

    BMW Group U.S. Reports February 2015 Sales BMW brand up 14.5 percent, sets February sales record MINI brand sales up 51.3 percent Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 3, 2015… Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold in February, 2014. “In spite of ferocious cold and mountains of snow in so much of the country in February, our customers proved they could overcome and made it possible for BMW to post a new record for February sales,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Improved availability of the always popular X5 and the strong and growing interest in our 2 and 4 Series cars are good indicators of what’s ahead.” In February, notable vehicles sales included the BMW i3 with sales of 1,089 vehicles, the BMW X5 increased 42.5 percent to 4,149 vehicles and BMW 6 series which increased 122.1 percent to 1,237 vehicles. BMW Group Sales The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported February sales of 28,921 vehicles, an increase of 18.2 percent from the 24,476 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. MINI Brand Sales For February, MINI USA reports 3,720 automobiles sold, an increase of 51.3 percent from the 2,459 sold in the same month a year ago.
  12. Mitsubishi Motors Reports Best February Sales Results In Seven Years 12th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases Total sales up 26 percent from last February Best February sales month since 2008 CYPRESS, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) experienced another strong month with February 2015 vehicle sales of 7,533 units, a 26 percent sales increase from February 2014. Year-to-date (January through February) sales for the brand are up 29.3 percent from the same period last year. The American-made Outlander Sport 5-passenger compact crossover – the brand's perennial best-selling vehicle – recorded sales of 2,394 units for its best-ever February sales total. The Lancer compact sports sedan once again posted strong sales numbers with sales of 2,099 units, a 64.1 percent increase over February 2014. The highly fuel-efficient Mirage 5-door subcompact delivered sales of 1,863 units – the model's best-ever month of sales since its debut in 2013. "Mitsubishi Motors continues to demonstrate outstanding momentum going forward in 2015," said Don Swearingen, Executive Vice President MMNA. "Our dealers are seeing increased traffic, posting strong sales with our core models. We are looking forward to a good sales year that will be bolstered by launching new and significantly redesigned versions of key models throughout the year starting next month at the New York International Auto Show."
  13. Hyundai Motor America Reports Best February Sales Ever All three U.S.-built models up for the month FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported its best February ever, selling 52,505 units for the month, up seven percent versus the same period last year. "Even the treacherous weather across the country couldn't keep shoppers away from dealerships in February," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president, national sales. "With consumer spending and confidence continuing to grow at the fastest pace in years, customers bought Hyundais in record numbers, giving us the best February in our history." Genesis sedan led the charge with a whopping 175 percent increase over last year, while all three U.S.-built models were up for the month, too. Elantra was up one percent, followed by Sonata and Santa Fe Sport up 33 and 42 percent, respectively.
  14. Kia Motors America's February Sales Up 6.8 Percent Sedona Sales Up Five Times Over Same Period Last Year; Annual Sales Up 5.2 Percent IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported February sales of 44,030 vehicles, up 6.8 percent over the same period last year. Kia's strong start in 2015 continues to be led by the U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan, iconic Soul, and the all-new 2016 Sorento – which is now in showrooms nationwide – with 11,584, 9,965 and 8,518 units sold, respectively. "Despite the difficult weather in some parts of the country, key indicators signal the continued improvement of the U.S. economy, which is driving more customers to our showrooms to experience world-class Kia products, including the Sportage, which recently was recognized in the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study as the leader in the Small SUV category," said Michael Sprague, executive vice president, sales & marketing, KMA. "The Kia ownership experience continues to evolve and with products like the completely redesigned Sorento and Sedona now in dealer showrooms across the country, consumers are drawn to one of the youngest and best-looking lineups in the business."
  15. William Maley

    February 2015: American Honda

    Diverse Lineup of Light Trucks and Sub-Compacts Leads American Honda February 2015 Sales Increase Acura trucks set new February benchmark, with a 12.5 percent gain on sales of 8,415 Honda Fit sets new February record, rising 81 percent on sales of 5,652 units Honda Pilot has February to remember, with sales up 82.7 percent TORRANCE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported February Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 105,466 units, an increase of 5.0 percent versus February 2014. Sales of Acura light trucks set a new February record, rising 12.5 percent on sales of 8,415 vehicles. The Honda Division sold 92,474 vehicles in February—an increase of 4.1 percent for the month. The Acura brand posted sales of 12,992 units in February, rising 12.5 percent over the same period last year. Honda Honda's remarkable Fit subcompact set another monthly record in February, posting an 81 percent increase over year ago totals. The Pilot again showed considerable sales strength, creating strong momentum as the company prepares for the arrival of the all-new 2016 Pilot this summer. Sales of the best-selling CR-V also rose in February, gaining 7.4 percent vs. the same period last year. Pilot and CR-V pushed Honda light trucks to a total increase of 12.6 percent for the month. Honda Fit easily smashed its previous February record, rising 81 percent on sales of 5,652. Sales of the best-selling Honda CR-V totaled 22,298 units, up 7.4 percent for the month. The Honda Pilot posted one of its best months in the last year with sales up 82.7 percent on sales of 12,629 vehicles. Overall Honda truck sales totaled 43,782 for a gain of 12.6 percent in February. "Strong February sales of both the sub-compact Fit and our 8-passenger Pilot SUV demonstrate the power of the Honda brand with individual buyers," said Jeff Conrad, Honda division senior vice president and general manager. "Honda is delivering incredible value throughout our product lineup that is resonating with our customers." Acura Acura trucks continue to light up the sales charts with RDX setting a new February best just ahead of the launch of the refreshed 2016 model. MDX also sold at near record levels during a transition month as the 2016 model became available at Acura dealers in early February. Combined, the RDX and MDX gave Acura trucks a new February sales record. TLX sales remain strong, taking important share in the super-competitive mid-luxury sedan segment and spurring overall Acura car sales to 4,577 in February, an increase of 12.7 percent. And the significantly revised 2016 ILX went on sale mid-month, adding new power to a strengthening Acura sedan lineup. RDX captured yet another monthly sales record with 3,862 units sold in February, up 32.7 percent for the month. MDX maintained a strong pace as America's 3-row luxury SUV sales leader easily surpassed 4,500 units again. RDX and MDX combined for a February record of 8,415 Acura trucks sold in February, an increase of 12.5 percent for the month. "While bone-chilling winter weather takes its toll on much of the country, Acura sales continue to reflect a strong warming trend," said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. "Our MDX and RDX luxury SUVs remain red hot—with refreshed 2016 models only adding fuel to the fire. And the substantially upgraded 2016 ILX sport sedan now in showrooms nationwide will burn brighter than ever."
  16. William Maley

    February 2015: Nissan Group USA

    Nissan Group reports February 2015 U.S. sales NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for February 2015 of 118,436 units, up 2.7 percent year-over-year and a February record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division also set a February record with 106,777 sales, an increase of 1.1 percent. Rogue sales tied a record for any month in its history at 21,419, an increase of 24.6 percent. Pathfinder SUV also set a February record with 7,066 units sold, up 11 percent. Sales of the Versa subcompact in February were 11,909, up 15.8 percent. February Sentra sales increased 24.4 percent to 15,354. Sales of Nissan's commercial van lineup, including the full-size NV Lineup and NV200, were up 38.4 percent for the month. Infiniti today reported sales of 11,659 vehicles in the U.S. during February, an increase of 19.8 percent versus prior year. This marked Infiniti's best February U.S. sales performance in its history. Sales of the updated 2015 Q70 luxury performance sedan, including the new Q70L long-wheelbase model, were up 54.4 percent for the month, while Infiniti sports sedans, including the Q40 and Q50, were up 25.9 percent. Infiniti crossovers and sport utility vehicles also had a strong February, with the QX60 7-passenger luxury crossover increasing 10.4 percent and the QX80 full-size luxury sport utility up 42.6 percent. It was the best February sales performance for both models.
  17. Porsche Reports February 2015 Sales U.S. Porsche dealers sell 3,202 vehicles in February ATLANTA, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, today announced February 2015 sales of 3,202 vehicles, down 30 vehicles compared to February 2014. Vehicle supply was adversely affected by the west coast port dispute and inclement weather in many areas. PCNA sales remain 12.8 percent higher year-to-date compared to the same period last year. Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales in the U.S. were 953 for February 2015, an increase of 13.32 percent from February 2014. Year to date, Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales total 1,980, an increase of 21.4 percent over the same period last year.
  18. William Maley

    Sales Figure Ticker: February 2015

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. - Up 26% (7,533 Vehicles Sold This Month, 14,026 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 18.5% (41,358 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,170 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) BMW Group U.S. - Up 18.2% (28,921 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,130 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 13.8% (6,327 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,874 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Toyota Motor Sales - Up 13.3% (180,467 Vehicles Sold This Month, 349,661 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Hyundai Motor America - Up 7% (52,505 Vehicles Sold This Month, 97,010 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Kia Motors America - Up 6.8% (44,030 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,329 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC - Up 5.6% (163,586 Vehicles Sold This Month, 308,593 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mazda North American Operations - Up 5.4% (25,650 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,921 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Audi of America - Up 5.3% (11,455 Vehicles Sold This Month, 22,996 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) American Honda Motor Co. - Up 5% (105,466 Vehicles Sold This Month, 207,650 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) General Motors Co. - Up 4.2% (231,378 Vehicles Sold This Month, 434,164 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 3.1% (25,749 Vehicles Sold This Month, 52,365 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Nissan Group USA - Up 2.7% (118,436 Vehicles Sold This Month, 222,543 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 0.5% (4,012 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,806 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Down 0.9% (3,202 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,139 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ford Motor Company - Down 1.9% (180,383 Vehicles Sold This Month, 358,734 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volkswagen of America - Down 5.17% (25,710 Vehicles Sold This Month, 49,214 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Maserati North America, Inc. - Down 42.5% (481 Vehicles Sold This Month, 933 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Brands: MINI - Up 51.3% (3,720 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,948 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mitsubishi - Up 26% (7,533 Vehicles Sold This Month, 14,026 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Land Rover - Up 22.7% (4,917 Vehicles Sold This Month, 10,198 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Lexus - Up 22% (22,995 Vehicles Sold This Month, 46,126 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jeep - Up 21.1% (55,642 Vehicles Sold This Month, 107,165 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Infiniti - Up 19.8% (11,659 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,217 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) GMC - Up 19.3% (42,443 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,104 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Subaru - Up 18.5% (41,358 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,170 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Sprinter - Up 17.9% (1,675 Vehicles Sold This Month, 3,180 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) BMW - Up 14.5% (25,201 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,182 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Chrysler - Up 13% (28,502 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,895 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Acura - Up 12.5% (12,992 Vehicles Sold This Month, 24,974 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Toyota - Up 12.1% (157,472 Vehicles Sold This Month, 303,535 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ram - Up 11.5% (28,502 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,895 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Hyundai - Up 7% (52,505 Vehicles Sold This Month, 97,010 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Kia - Up 6.8% (44,030 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,329 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mazda - ​Up 5.4% (25,650 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,921 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Audi - Up 5.3% (11,455 Vehicles Sold This Month, 22,996 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mercedes-Benz - Up 4.5% (23,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,235 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Honda - Up 4.1% (92,474 Vehicles Sold This Month, 182,676 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Chevrolet - Up 3.8% (159,788 Vehicles Sold This Month, 302,760 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Nissan - Up 1.1% (106,777 Vehicles Sold This Month, 201,226 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volvo - Up 0.5% (4,012 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,806 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Porsche - ​Down 0.9% (3,202 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,139 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ford - Down 1.7% (174,219 Vehicles Sold This Month, 345,951 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Fiat - Down 5.1% (3,289 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,544 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volkswagen - Down 5.17% (25,710 Vehicles Sold This Month, 49,214 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Lincoln - Down 7.5% (6,164 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,783 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jaguar - Down 9.1% (1,410 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Buick - Down 9.2% (17,418 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,971 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Cadillac - Down 12.6% (11,739 Vehicles Sold This Month, 23,419 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Dodge - Down 15.3% (42,115 Vehicles Sold This Month, 77,462 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Maserati - Down 42.5% (481 Vehicles Sold This Month, 933 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Smart - Down 51.3% (458 Vehicles Sold This Month, 950 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Alfa Romeo - N/A (47 Vehicles Sold This Month, 144 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year)
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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. - Up 26% (7,533 Vehicles Sold This Month, 14,026 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 18.5% (41,358 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,170 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) BMW Group U.S. - Up 18.2% (28,921 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,130 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 13.8% (6,327 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,874 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Toyota Motor Sales - Up 13.3% (180,467 Vehicles Sold This Month, 349,661 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Hyundai Motor America - Up 7% (52,505 Vehicles Sold This Month, 97,010 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Kia Motors America - Up 6.8% (44,030 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,329 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC - Up 5.6% (163,586 Vehicles Sold This Month, 308,593 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mazda North American Operations - Up 5.4% (25,650 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,921 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Audi of America - Up 5.3% (11,455 Vehicles Sold This Month, 22,996 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) American Honda Motor Co. - Up 5% (105,466 Vehicles Sold This Month, 207,650 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) General Motors Co. - Up 4.2% (231,378 Vehicles Sold This Month, 434,164 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 3.1% (25,749 Vehicles Sold This Month, 52,365 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Nissan Group USA - Up 2.7% (118,436 Vehicles Sold This Month, 222,543 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 0.5% (4,012 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,806 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Down 0.9% (3,202 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,139 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ford Motor Company - Down 1.9% (180,383 Vehicles Sold This Month, 358,734 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volkswagen of America - Down 5.17% (25,710 Vehicles Sold This Month, 49,214 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Maserati North America, Inc. - Down 42.5% (481 Vehicles Sold This Month, 933 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Brands: MINI - Up 51.3% (3,720 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,948 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mitsubishi - Up 26% (7,533 Vehicles Sold This Month, 14,026 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Land Rover - Up 22.7% (4,917 Vehicles Sold This Month, 10,198 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Lexus - Up 22% (22,995 Vehicles Sold This Month, 46,126 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jeep - Up 21.1% (55,642 Vehicles Sold This Month, 107,165 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Infiniti - Up 19.8% (11,659 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,217 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) GMC - Up 19.3% (42,443 Vehicles Sold This Month, 78,104 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Subaru - Up 18.5% (41,358 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,170 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Sprinter - Up 17.9% (1,675 Vehicles Sold This Month, 3,180 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) BMW - Up 14.5% (25,201 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,182 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Chrysler - Up 13% (28,502 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,895 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Acura - Up 12.5% (12,992 Vehicles Sold This Month, 24,974 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Toyota - Up 12.1% (157,472 Vehicles Sold This Month, 303,535 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ram - Up 11.5% (28,502 Vehicles Sold This Month, 51,895 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Hyundai - Up 7% (52,505 Vehicles Sold This Month, 97,010 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Kia - Up 6.8% (44,030 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,329 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mazda - ​Up 5.4% (25,650 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,921 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Audi - Up 5.3% (11,455 Vehicles Sold This Month, 22,996 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Mercedes-Benz - Up 4.5% (23,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 48,235 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Honda - Up 4.1% (92,474 Vehicles Sold This Month, 182,676 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Chevrolet - Up 3.8% (159,788 Vehicles Sold This Month, 302,760 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Nissan - Up 1.1% (106,777 Vehicles Sold This Month, 201,226 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volvo - Up 0.5% (4,012 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,806 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Porsche - ​Down 0.9% (3,202 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,139 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Ford - Down 1.7% (174,219 Vehicles Sold This Month, 345,951 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Fiat - Down 5.1% (3,289 Vehicles Sold This Month, 6,544 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Volkswagen - Down 5.17% (25,710 Vehicles Sold This Month, 49,214 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Lincoln - Down 7.5% (6,164 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,783 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Jaguar - Down 9.1% (1,410 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Buick - Down 9.2% (17,418 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,971 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Cadillac - Down 12.6% (11,739 Vehicles Sold This Month, 23,419 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Dodge - Down 15.3% (42,115 Vehicles Sold This Month, 77,462 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Maserati - Down 42.5% (481 Vehicles Sold This Month, 933 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Smart - Down 51.3% (458 Vehicles Sold This Month, 950 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) Alfa Romeo - N/A (47 Vehicles Sold This Month, 144 Vehicles Sold So Far This Year) View full article

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