Automakers love concept cars and, as per usual, you’ll find an oddity or two at this week’s New York International Auto Show. Of those concept vehicles, few are unlikely to ever get off, or rather on, the ground.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry, the top- selling U.S. car for 12 years, retook its lead last month and helped the company beat analysts’ estimates as most Asia-based carmakers posted gains amid milder weather.
Nissan Motor Co. led February U.S. sales gains for Asia-based carmakers, with its Altima passing Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry so far this year amid severe winter weather that again was blamed for chilling demand.
General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co., the largest U.S. automakers, reported deeper declines in deliveries than analysts estimated as the coldest January in two decades kept some shoppers from dealerships.
Saudis driving F-150 pickup trucks and Chinese coveting Jeep sport-utility vehicles mean more automobiles are filling up ships leaving U.S. ports, boosting revenue for vessel operators including Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA.
Honda Motor Co. said its U.S. sales are growing in October, defying analysts’ projections. That may drive industrywide deliveries to exceed the average outlook, already anticipated as the best in eight months.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. reported lower U.S. sales than analysts estimated as the coldest January in 20 years contributed to a drop in deliveries for most Asia-based automakers and the industry.