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knicks125
05-02-2008, 03:54 AM
Post all April 2008 sales reports/news/recap here (all regions and markets - worldwide).

knicks125
05-02-2008, 04:14 AM
Mixed bag...

US - April 2008 (DSR % where applicable)

Audi: -4.6%
http://media.audiusa.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=10014

BMW (BMW, Mini): +9.6%
http://sev.prnewswire.com/auto/20080501/NYTH11801052008-1.html

Chrysler (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep): -23%
http://www.media.chrysler.com/newsrelease.do?id=7846&mid=1

GM (Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, HUMMER, Isuzu, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn): -16.3%
http://media.gm.com/servlet/GatewayServlet?target=http://image.emerald.gm.com/gmnews/viewpressreldetail.do?domain=2&docid=45430

Ford (Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Jaguar, Volvo, Land Rover): -12.2%
http://media.ford.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=28166

Honda (Honda, Acura): N/A
http://www.hondanews.com/categories/1097/releases/4496

Hyundai: +0.4%
http://sev.prnewswire.com/auto/20080501/LATH10001052008-1.html

Kia: +15.6%
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/kia-motors-america-announces-record-april-sales,376660.shtml

Mazda: +12.8%
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/mazda-reports-best-april-since,376009.shtml

Mercedes: -3.0%
http://sev.prnewswire.com/auto/20080501/NYTH09701052008-1.html

Mitsubishi: -26.3%
http://media.mitsubishicars.com/detail?mid=MIT2008050153941&mime=ASC

Nissan (Nissan, Infiniti): -1.6%
http://www.nissannews.com/newsrelease.do?id=405&mid=1

Subaru: +22%
http://vocuspr.vocus.com/vocuspr30/Newsroom/ViewAttachment.aspx?SiteName=Subaru&Entity=PRAsset&AttachmentType=F&EntityID=106035&AttachmentID=9e0bb31b-dd02-47c9-b712-6823d510e983
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Suzuki: +5%
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/suzuki-auto-maintains-sales-pace-in-2008,376525.shtml

Toyota (Toyota, Lexus, Scion): -4.5%
http://pressroom.toyota.com/Releases/View?id=TYT2008050139338

Volkswagen: +1.7%
http://media.vw.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=10319

boston
05-04-2008, 09:58 PM
Wonder what happened to cause Honda to not post April results.

The Acura drop is in my eyes another example of Honda leaving cars in the market place for too long before replacing them. They must shorten product cycles.