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The bleak numbers, according to both industry officials and analysts, mean that record high rebates and low-interest financing deals will stick around until at least February. updated 1/5/2009 7:59:31 PM ET DETROIT — Huge rebates and zero-percent loans couldn’t overcome economic uncertainty as U.S. auto sales plunged 36 percent in December, capping a dismal year that saw sales free-fall by 2.9 million vehicles from 2007. The bleak numbers, according to both industry officials and analysts, mean that record high rebates and low-interest financing deals will stick around until at least February. But those deals will likely ...
SPP — Garth Turner – Commentaries
Many visitors have asked for my views on the Security and Prosperity Partnership between Canada, the US and Mexico. Several of those have been critical that I was not quick to offer an opinion on this trilateral initiative. The view is apparently spreading that this will lead to deep integration between the three countries and result in a common currency and an EU-style union, depriving Canadians of sovereignty. Concern is mounting that these talks are escalating, and yet citizens and their election reps – people like me – have not been involved. I responded that I would not comment until I had the opportunity to do ... market research, surveys and trends
Astra International Forecasts Vehicle Sales to Hit Record as ...
A worker conducts final checks on the wheels of a Toyota car n Jakarta June 7, 2010. PT Astra International, Indonesia's biggest listed firm, sees 2010 vehicle sales rising to a record 650,000 units as low interest rates spur consumer demand and provided plans to hike car taxes are put off to 2011. (Reuters Photo/Supri) PT Astra International said it expected its 2010 vehicle sales to reach a record 650,000 units as low interest rates spurred consumer demand. Its also said Indonesia stood to attract more overseas investment from automakers, particularly due to political instability in regional car manufacturing hub Thailand. market research, surveys and trends


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China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Passenger car sales peak in ...
continued its robust growth in October, with passenger vehicle sales clocking a year-on-year growth of 79.6 percent, and provided enough indications that China is well on its way to occupy the top perch as the largest automobile market in the world. Sales of cars, sports-utility vehicles, minivans and multi-purpose vehicles touched 923,154 units last month, said Rao Da, secretary-general of China Passenger Car Association on Friday in Shanghai . During the first 10 months, passenger vehicle sales surged nearly 52.4 percent over the same period last year to 8.08 million units. “The government’s favorable tax policy ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Wall Street down on economic worries
The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 41.49 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 9732.53, its lowest close since October 30, 2009. Today marked the measure's sixth-straight daily drop; it hasn't had such a long losing streak since January. Bank of America was the Dow's worst performer today, with a drop of US35 cents, or 2.4 per cent, to $US14.02. General Electric was also weak, down US30c, or 2.1 per cent, to $US14.12, and Intel dropped US20c, or 1 per cent, to $US19.25. The Nasdaq Composite fell 7.88 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 2101.36, its lowest close since November 4, 2009. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Consumer on strike as economy cools
Aussie consumers are keeping a tight reign on spending. Retail sales rose by just 0.2 per cent in May after rising by a modest 0.6 per cent in April. Annual growth in retail sales is just 1.2 per cent – a nine-year low. Non-food retailing rose by just 0.2 per cent in May with annual growth at an 18-month low of 0.4 per cent. Spending at large retailers is growing at the slowest annual pace in almost nine years, up just 0.8 per cent. New dwelling approvals fell by a surprising 6.6 per cent in May, after the 11.4 per cent fall in April. Dwelling approvals are now up 26.6 per cent on a year ago. Overall, the number of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


New Motor Vehicle Sales: 2006 in Review
Average price per vehicle up for a fifth consecutive year. In total, the value of car and truck sales in Canada hit a record high of nearly $54.6 billion in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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The Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of All Time
As the auto industry continues to struggle worldwide, it’s encouraging to note that car makers have hit more than their share of homeruns over the years. Here is a list of the top-selling cars (and trucks) of all time as compiled by Motor Trend magazine: 10) Chevrolet Impala (USA) 1958-Present Est. Sales-to-Date: 14 million units When introduced in 1958, the Impala was marketed as a high-end luxury car the middle-class car buyer could afford. Distinguished by its three pairs of taillights (most cars have only two), the Impala was originally designed as a very sporty two-door coupe, but has since evolved into a more mainstream ...
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