August 2012 sales show confidence

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:03+00:00 September 6th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Manufacturers, Toyota|Tags: , , , |

It looks great that the Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) is sticking around 14.5 million 8 months into 2012. Sales are up 20 percent year-over-year. But you need to look at the footnotes to see if there is confidence in the numbers, or if there is a reason for worry. I looked at the sales [...]

What will the auto industry look like in 2012? on Driving the Nation

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Question: Lou Ann, take a look into the future, say around 2012. What will the auto industry look like in the United States? LAH: I believe that at least two of the Detroit 3 will still be American owned, Ford and General Motors. You may start seeing some Chrysler/Fiat cars brought into the United States. [...]