PSA, Toyota lead car sales increase in Europe, helped by extra selling day

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European car sales increased 5.8 percent in November, assisted by an extra selling day as PSA Group and Toyota posted the greatest gains among the region’s significant automakers, industry data published on Thursday revealed. Registrations increased to 1.26 million cars last month in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) nations, Brussels-based […]

Nissan’s Japan sales slip for second month following compliance scandal

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Nissan Motor’s sales of domestic passenger cars dropped by practically half in November – its second straight month of slides following the compliance scandal and its first since it resumed production of vehicles for the home market. Discoveries that Nissan failed to follow correct final inspection treatments for its domestic market vehicles have led to […]

Audi sales volumes in China to increase enough to reverse previous sales drop

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German automaker Audi anticipates sales volumes in China to increase highly enough in November and December to reverse a 3 percent drop there in the first 10 months of the year. Joachim Wedler, the head of the brand’s Chinese organization, told Reuters on he anticipated a small single-digit percentage increase in full-year volumes in the […]

Nissan’s October passenger car sales in Japan dropped by half

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Nissan Motor stated Japan sales of new passenger vehicles probably dropped by half in October from a year ago following the discovery of improper final evaluation procedures at its domestic plants led it to suspend some production. The Japanese automaker discovered last month that uncertified professionals had been performing final evaluations of vehicles for years. […]