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2009 G37 Convertible price

2009 G37 Convertible price

Infiniti has announced pricing on the newest addition to the Infiniti lineup, all-new G37 Convertible, which is scheduled to go on sale June 19th at Infiniti retailers nationwide. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is $43,850 for the G37 Convertible and $43,900 for the G37 Convertible Sport 6MT. The exclusive […]

May Motorcycle Market Down

May Motorcycle Market Down

Consumer gloom and uncertainty over the new motorcycle test have contributed to a drop in powered two wheeler registrations in May, according to the MCI, publishing new market statistics today (5th). 11,592 new motorcycles, mopeds and scooters were registered in May 2009, a fall of 16.6 per cent on May […]

Le Mans début for new Audi R15 TDI

Le Mans début for new Audi R15 TDI

Audi continues to back efficiency and innovation New aerodynamics and logical lightweight construction More compact TDI engine and new vehicle power supply Logical lightweight construction, downsizing, efficiency and the best possible aerodynamics – the same subjects which currently occupy the brains of the automobile industry development departments are also key […]

International Automobile Dealers Announce Monthly Sales

International Automobile Dealers Announce Monthly Sales

The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today released May 2009 sales figures for the international automobile industry. AIADA represents over 11,000 international franchises, which so far this year account for 55 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States. Overall sales, including domestics and unadjusted for business days, […]

Porsche turns to German government for loan

Porsche turns to German government for loan

Porsche said it had asked the German government for a loan, raising fresh questions on Wednesday over its ability to manage a debt mountain that has already forced it to abandon a takeover of Volkswagen. Porsche racked up about 9 billion euros of net debt trying to swallow its much […]

BMW’s Mini to expand U.S. dealerships by 20%

BMW’s Mini to expand U.S. dealerships by 20%

Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG’s Mini brand plans to expand its number of U.S. dealerships by 20 percent during the next 18 months to help increase sales. Mini will add 17 dealer franchises to the 83 that the company operates, said Jim McDowell, vice president in charge of the brand […]

GM sells Hummer to China’s Tengzhong

GM sells Hummer to China’s Tengzhong

General Motors has reached a preliminary agreement to sell its Hummer brand to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co, a machinery company based in western China, according to media reports on Tuesday. GM said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sichuan Tengzhong for the sale. Tengzhong said […]

Volkswagen Reports May 2009 Sales

Volkswagen Reports May 2009 Sales

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced May 2009 sales of 19,568 units, a 12.4 percent decrease over May 2008. Volkswagen of America’s volume model, the Jetta, posted its best sales month since August of 2008 with sales of 8,992 units. The Jetta SportWagen posted its best sales month since its […]

BMW Group U.S. Division Reports May 2009 Sales

BMW Group U.S. Division Reports May 2009 Sales

- Overall sales (BMW and MINI) down 27.7 percent in May – BMW brand reported best month so far this year – BMW 3 Series hits two million milestone since its introduction in the US in 1976 The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported May sales […]

Hyundai Motor America Reports May 2009 Sales

Hyundai Motor America Reports May 2009 Sales

Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 36,937 vehicles in May, a nine percent increase over April and a 20 percent decline versus a record-setting May 2008. “Record sales of our new Genesis and Elantra Touring models, and continued strength of core models like the Alabama-built Sonata and Santa Fe, […]

Nissan North America Announces May Sales

Nissan North America Announces May Sales

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported sales for March of 67,489 units versus 100,874 units a year ago, a decrease of 33.1 percent. Sales of Nissan Division vehicles decreased 32.5 percent, while sales of Infiniti vehicles decreased by 38.1 percent. In North America, Nissan’s operations include automotive styling, engineering, […]

Acura Announces May Sales Results

Acura Announces May Sales Results

The all-new for 2009 Acura TL remained as Acura’s top selling model for May with sales of 3,375 units, down 18.4 percent compared to May 2008 sales based on the Daily Selling Rate*. Total Acura sales for May were 9,469, down 34.0 percent versus last year. Acura year-to-date** sales are […]

American Honda Reports May Sales

American Honda Reports May Sales

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., posted May total vehicle sales of 98,344, a decline of 39.2 percent compared to all-time record-setting May 2008 results. Year-to-date sales of 430,358 represent a 33.3 percent decrease on a daily-selling-rate basis* compared to last year. Honda Division posted May sales of 88,875, a decline […]