Industry

Lamborghini posts another global sales record, 2019 up 43%

Jan 14, 2020

Lamborghini is yet another manufacturer to report increasing sales for 2019, but its global figure is up an amazing 43 per cent compared with 2018 sales. This, as you can probably guess, has been another...

Porsche global sales up 10% in 2019, new record year

Jan 14, 2020

Porsche has posted its global sales figures for 2019, with sales up an impressive 10 per cent on 2018 efforts. That’s another new yearly sales record for the company, following its record effort in 2018....

Volvo posts another yearly sales record, up 9.8% in 2019

Jan 08, 2020

Volvo Cars posted its sixth consecutive global yearly sales record in 2019, selling more than 700,000 vehicles for the first time in the company’s 93-year history. The Swedish company, owned by Chinese holding firm Geely,...

Rolls-Royce posts all-time record global sales in 2019

Jan 07, 2020

Rolls-Royce has handed out its global annual sales figures for 2019, becoming one of the first carmakers to do so. And it’s all positives for the storied and opulent English brand. BMW, current Rolls-Royce owner,...

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Australia in 2019

Jan 07, 2020

It goes so fast, doesn’t it? 2019 is done and dusted, and now we’re already into 2020. And as we found out with the December VFACTS report, utes and SUVs dominated the sales charts in...

Australian vehicle sales for December 2019 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 06, 2020

What were the best-selling cars in 2019? The National VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations in December for in Australia have just been handed out, revealing the market trends and all of the figures. For...

Holden Commodore being axed in 2020, with Astra

Dec 11, 2019

It’s been officially confirmed, the Holden Commodore will be killed off in 2020, along with the Astra, as the struggling Aussie brand focuses on SUVs and commercial vehicles. In a statement handed out this week,...

Australian vehicle sales for November 2019 (VFACTS)

Dec 04, 2019

With only one month to go before the end of the year, we now have some fairly solid clues as to what will be the best-selling cars of 2019. Let’s take a look over the...

BMW sales rise in Australia, celebrating 40th anniversary

Nov 15, 2019

Just as BMW celebrates its 40th anniversary conducting business in the Australian market, the German brand is enjoying a healthy sales rise in the face of an overall market downturn this year. BMW sales in...

Australian vehicle sales for October 2019 (VFACTS)

Nov 06, 2019

We’re getting down to the pointy end of the year now, which means we can start to piece together what will likely be the most popular new vehicles for 2019. Let’s take a look at...

FCA & Groupe PSA confirm plans for 50/50 merger

Nov 01, 2019

Following reports earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot-Citroen Groupe PSA have confirmed they are planning to merge, creating a new group whereby FCA shareholders own 50 per cent and Groupe PSA shareholders...

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) discussing possible merger with Peugeot – report

Oct 30, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), which owns iconic brands such as Alfa Romeo, Jeep, RAM, and Maserati, is reportedly in talks with Groupe PSA (formerly known as PSA Peugeot-Citroen) over a possible merger deal. Such a...