auto sales

Auto sales rose slightly in November as year-end push begins

Sales of new cars and trucks in the U.S. rose slightly in November, driven by the continuing demand for light trucks and SUVs.Dealers sold nearly 1.4 million vehicles in November, a gain of just under 1 percent from a year…

Automakers bounce back, reporting strong sales in September

General Motors Co. sold 279,397 new cars and trucks in September, tops among U.S. automakers as the industry bounced back from major hurricanes that tamped down sales in two large markets.Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen also reported strong sales…

US auto sales down 0.5% in May

Less cars are being sold, which could bring deals at the dealership and layoffs at assembly plants.