UK new car registrations rose 15.0% in February as 58,994 new cars hit UK roads, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The rise of 7,682 units was from the same month in 2021, when the pandemic shuttered car showrooms across the UK.Read More →

CLICK TO ENLARGE PETALING JAYA: Constraints on the supply side, particularly in the chip sector, have hampered the growth of the automotive industry. Statistics released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) showed that the continued shortage of computer chips and supply chain disruption due to floods in December affected totalRead More →

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI (WPRI) – Rescue operations are underway in the Atlantic Ocean after a vehicle transport vessel bound for Rhode Island caught fire last week. At last check, the 650-foot-long vessel, Felicity Ace, was still adrift in the middle of the ocean, about 100 miles from the Azores. RussianRead More →

KIMBALL, Minn. (WCCO) – The pandemic has changed many ways of doing business. The automotive industry is no different. Supply chain issues have made new cars hard to come by. But a small-town dealership in central Minnesota rose to the challenges en route to its best-selling year ever. READ MORE:Read More →

YesYou are ready to sign the contract for your new car. Then the finance manager tells you that you need to purchase an extended warranty. You want the car, but you’re wondering, “Can a car dealership really do that?” Yes, they can. Such conditions imposed by car dealerships – sometimesRead More →

Car lots seem a little emptier these days, just ask John Koerner. “We used to stock 1,300 to 1,500 new units in the field every day,” said Koerner, executive general manager of Healey Brothers dealerships. “Today, across our 11 brands, we use approximately 200 vehicles in the field day off.”Read More →

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Sales of battery electric cars have overtaken diesel for the first time in Europe, FinancialTimes reported Sunday. This is an important step, as diesel has been the default choice for European car buyers for decades. Registrations of new “electrified” vehicles – including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and combination battery-electric cars –Read More →

The automotive sector has spent 2021 under the shadow of the chip crisis, logistical bottlenecks and record increases in raw material costs, while industry representatives in Turkey say the main automakers program local auto this year will again supply chain management. Automotive Industry Association (OSD) Chief Haydar Yenigün, assessing theRead More →

Written by Neal E. Boudette Toyota Motor dethroned General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first out-of-country based automaker to achieve the feat in the company’s nearly 120-year history. industry. This milestone underscores the changes rocking automakers, which face stiff competition and externalRead More →

LANSING, Michigan – Car sales in Michigan are expected to remain well below what they were before the pandemic, and consumer prices are likely to remain high as dealerships face supply chain issues. “It really caused vehicle sales and production to drop dramatically. The past two years and again thisRead More →

Car sales continue to be affected by reduced inventory. New vehicle sales were stuck again in December, paving the way for what could be a bumpy ride in 2022. The auto industry is still haunted by COVID-19, causing shortages of key materials essential to the growing automotive market. electric vehicles.Read More →

NEW DELHI: Chip shortages continue to disrupt supplies to the automotive industry. Wholesale shipments to dealers fell 19% in November, as the semiconductor shortage continued to affect vehicle production and subsequent deliveries to dealerships, auto industry body Siam said on Friday. Vehicle shipments amounted to 2.15 lakh units last monthRead More →

A global shortage of automotive chips has highlighted the problem, prompting the European Union to launch subsidy programs to attract chipmakers to the continent. FRANKFURT: Europe’s auto sector has become too dependent on Asia and other regions for vital components such as semiconductors and battery cells, the outgoing Bosch chairmanRead More →

Auto industry bemoans lack of budget support as UK auto production falls for third consecutive month and September production is lowest since 1982 Some 67,169 cars rolled off UK production lines last month, according to recently released data Productions were down 41.5% from a year ago and lowest in SeptemberRead More →

A global supply crisis threatens to derail Germany’s economic recovery, with the country’s auto industry suffering the biggest drop. Companies from BMW, Siemens AG and Volkswagen are all reporting a lack of supplies of materials, from the most basic wooden pallets to memory chips. Thomas Nuernberger, managing director of salesRead More →