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  • Porsche delivered a record 162,145 vehicles in 2013, made £13k on every vehicle sold

    2013 was a good year for many automakers and a very good one for Porsche, which had an operating margin of 18 per cent. Sales rose 15 per cent to 162,145 vehicles compared to 2012 and operating profit rose 6 per cent to 2.58 billion… Continue reading »

  • Toyota was world's top-selling automaker in 2013 with 9.98M units delivered

    Toyota has managed to maintain the world's largest automaker title again, for the second year in a row. Bloomberg reports that last year the Japanese automaker managed to sell 9.98 million vehicles, followed closely by GM, which delivered 9.71 million vehicles (around 270,000 vehicles less).… Continue reading »

  • Report: Global auto sales to hit 100 Million by 2018

    Global auto sales for 2013 are estimated to be around 82 million. Automakers around the world have been enjoying growth and 2013 has been a very good year compared to recession years few years ago. More good news are ahead for automakers as the global… Continue reading »

  • Filmmaker Luke Aker makes epic sales ad for a used 1996 Nissan Maxima - Nissan buys it [video]

    Filmmaker Luke Aker(Ikonik Productions) wanted to sell his 1996 Nissan Maxima GLE and realized a standard Craigslist ad is probably not enough and created an epic parody of the standard car commercial to go with it. His Maxima was clearly not in best shape as… Continue reading »

  • The Destino is a Corvette ZR1 Powered Fisker Karma

    The 2013 Destino made a surprise debut today at the Detroit Auto Show. Basically the Destino is a Fisker Karma without the electric motors, batteries and range extending combustion engine. Instead of all that high-tech green stuff, the Destino is powered by a 638bhp supercharged… Continue reading »

  • UK Car Sales up by 5.3 per cent in 2012

    2012 was a good year for most carmakers. New cars sales were up 5.3 per cent in 2012, when compared to 2011. New car registrations rose to 2.04 million units, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, making it the highest since 2008. Before… Continue reading »

  • New Car Registrations Rose 3.3% In April To 142,322 Units

    The new car market rose 3.3% (4,576 units) in April to 142,322 units. This was the third and largest percentage increase in the first four months of the year. Private registrations grew 14.8% in April, continuing the sector’s recovery. Even though numbers are growing, total… Continue reading »

  • BMW Sales Set To Have A Top Year

    The BMW group is looking ahead at another fantastic year of sales, with superb results for May 2011. Last year in total 147,563 vehicles were send to customers, which is a 22.1% increase from 2010, which they delivered 120,850. Ian Robertson said: "This was the… Continue reading »

  • Record Year! Volkswagen Group Sells More than 7 Million Vehicles in 2010

    In 2010, the Volkswagen Group significantly improved on prior-year vehicle deliveries, handing over more than seven million units for the first time in a twelve-month period. In total, 7.14 million vehicles were delivered to customers, an increase of 13.5 percent compared to 6.29 million vehicles… Continue reading »

  • 2010 In Numbers: 2,030,846 New Car Registrations, Up By 1.8% Compared To 2009

    The 2010 market rose by 35,847 units to 2,030,846 units, ending 1.8% up on 2009 figures. The fleet market rose by over 10% in 2010, but private volumes slipped following the end of the Scrappage Incentive Scheme. Registrations fell 18.0% in December to 123,817 units.… Continue reading »

  • Škoda Auto Achieves New Sales Record In 2010

    Škoda Auto achieved its best ever sales result in 2010 with 762,600 vehicles sold, representing an increase of 11.5% on 2009 figures. The threshold of three quarters of a million vehicles sold was crossed for the first time in the company’s history. Prof. Dr. H.C.… Continue reading »

  • All-New Jaguar Line Up Yields 2010 Sales Success

    In the year that Jaguar completed its revitalized product line-up with the new XJ, it has seen positive sales growth from all three of its current models the XK, XF and XJ. Jaguar UK Managing Director Geoff Cousins said, "The all-new XJ has achieved segment… Continue reading »

  • Prancing Horse In A China Shop? Ferrari Breaks All Chinese Sales Records In 2010

    In the year ending December 2010 Ferrari sold nearly 300 cars in China, the best result since the company started exports there. This result represented a further strengthening of the positive trend within the market in recent years, and an increase of nearly 50 per… Continue reading »

  • BMW Ends The Year On A High

    In a special BMW Closed ‘virtual auction’, staged at the Park Plaza Riverbank, London on 9 December, 325 cars were offered by BCA’s auctioneers to over 100 BMW dealers. The sale was conducted live via a giant screen. The sale achieved a turnover exceeding £9.2… Continue reading »

  • Electric Car Sales Lack Vital Spark

    UK sales of electric cars have yet to take off, according to various sources. The Guardian reports that sales of new electric cars dropped from 397 units in 2007 to a scanty 55 units in 2009. This is a fall eight times greater than the… Continue reading »