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Audi August 2015 Sales Up 9.9% with 18,794 Vehicles Sold
Sep 04, 2015 - 11:22 PM - by xcel
Hard to put a good company with desirable products down.

Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

“Bob Dylan plugged in his electric guitar on stage at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival and everything we knew about music changed.”

Spurred by the 50th anniversary of this iconic moment, Audi sponsored the production of the following…

Plugging in changes everything and there is no looking back.

Audi is entering the electric market with a reasonably affordable offering with a starting price of $37,900 + a $925 D&H... [Read More]
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Mazda August 2015 Sales Down 4.4% with 29,938 Vehicles Sold
Sep 04, 2015 - 9:28 PM - by xcel
CX-3 sales should help move the brands sales bar going forward.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2016 Mazda CX-3 FWD – $20,840 to start incl. D&H offers owners a 29/35 mpgUS city/highway rating with the excellent 146 hp and 146 lb. ft. of torque direct injected 2.0L I4 mated to a 6-speed AT. The AWD variants offer owners a 27/32 mpgUS city/highway rating.

Mazda's first subcompact crossover segment looks like a winner. The CX-3 uses the 3 and CX-5s 2.0L SKYACTIV-G, a world class engine, looks great, and offers a proximity key and backup camera standard.

In addition, it can be equipped with Radar Cruise Control and adaptive LED... [Read More]
0 Replies | 82 Views
Mercedes-Benz August 2015 Sales Up 3.2% with 31,250 Vehicles Sold
Sep 04, 2015 - 7:27 PM - by xcel
Mercedes GLA and GLE CUVs provide the company’s positive results in August.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA – $32,225 to start while offering an excellent 25/35 mpgUS city/highway rating from a very powerful 208 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque direct injected and turbocharged 2.0L I4.

The first Mercedes-Benz in the fast-growing compact SUV segment is the GLA. It is available with the latest all-new 4MATIC AWD system with fully variable torque distribution.

The GLA offers quite a bit of utility. The rear seat backrests fold down completely, and the generous luggage compartment is well laid-out and can be loaded without... [Read More]
0 Replies | 125 Views
VW August 2015 Sales Down 8.1% with 32,332 Vehicles Sold
Sep 04, 2015 - 3:39 PM - by xcel
Although sales are down, there is a lot of “new” coming soon from the iconic German automaker.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

The all-new European Passat Alltrack provides more detail about the Golf SportWagen Alltrack we will be receiving next year.

Some of the additions to the Passat Alltrack include modified bumpers with underbody protection, sill extensions (also fitted with underbody protection) and flared wheel arches making the body tougher. With a special off-road mode, that comprises a modified chassis (almost 7” of ground clearance!) and permanent AWD, the Passat Alltrack effortlessly tackles terrain that... [Read More]
0 Replies | 153 Views
SPA Builds the Perfect Electric Commuter Bike, But Is It Worth The Price?
Sep 04, 2015 - 8:04 AM - by ALS
In full-electric mode, it has a 31-mile range, but if you do some of the work, the pedal assistance mode has a much better 74-mile range.
George Kennedy - - September 4, 2015

You’ve probably never heard of Societa Piemontese Automobili, or SPA. It was an Italian company that built cars between 1906 and 1926, and fell into the obscurity of history. But now SPA is back and they are building something far different than the pre-and-post-WWI cars. The rebooted Italian firm is building and electric bike.

Back in 2014, Alessandro Camorali and Julianto Imprescia took on the challenge of bringing SPA back from the dead. The stated goal was to build hybrid and electric vehicles, and their first... [Read More]
1 Reply | 168 Views
BMW August 2015 Sales Up 2.0% with 32,864 Vehicles Sold
Sep 04, 2015 - 1:03 AM - by xcel
3-Series and X3 provide record August sales results.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 BMW X3 xDrive 28d - $43,095 to start while offering a 27/34 mpgUS city/highway rating.

The second-generation BMW X3 supposedly has the best interior and cargo measurements and the greatest versatility in its class.

What we are really interested in however is the all-new Advanced Diesel power in the X3 xDrive28d.

The new X3 xDrive28d features BMW’s hyper efficient 180 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque 2.0L I4 Turbo Diesel mated to an 8-speed AT. The X3 xDrive28d accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in just under eight... [Read More]
0 Replies | 279 Views
Subaru August 2015 Sales Up 4.9% with 52,697 Vehicles Sold
Sep 03, 2015 - 11:59 PM - by xcel
The_AWD brand continues to pile up the sales records.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

Subaru August 2015 Sales Overview

Subaru reported it sold 52,679 vehicle in August 2015, up 4.9 percent over the 50,246 sold in August of 2014. It was also the brands best-ever sales month in company history, breaking the previous record of 50,517 vehicles old just a month ago.

Year-to-date sales of 375,632 vehicles was up 12.5 percent over the same period of 2014.

August also marked the 18th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company which continues to outpace the industry.

Subaru August 2015... [Read More]
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Kia August 2015 Sales Up 7.7% with 58,897 Vehicles Sold
Sep 03, 2015 - 11:26 PM - by xcel
Sorento and Soul power the brands record breaking results.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2016 Kia Soul Base with the 1.6L mated to the 6-speed MT - $16,635 to start incl. mats, D&H while offering owners a paltry 24/30 mpgUS city/highway rating.

Kia August 2015 Sales Overview

Kia reported it achieved its best-ever August U.S. sales of 58,897 vehicles, a 7.7-percent increase over the 54,667 vehicles sold in July of 2014. It was also Kia’s fourth straight monthly sales record.

Kia August 2015 Brand Sales Highlights

The Sorento experienced sales of 10,211 vehicles, up 9.8 percent over the 9,302... [Read More]
0 Replies | 239 Views
Hyundai August 2015 Sales Up 2.9% with 72,012 Vehicles Sold
Sep 03, 2015 - 10:50 PM - by xcel
Aging Elantra and new Sonata each break the 20,000 vehicles sold mark in August.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2016 Hyundai Sonata ECO – $28,325 to start incl. the $4,100 Tech Pkg., mats, D&H offers owners a noteworthy 28/38 mpgUS for this full sized sedan. Better yet, today's TrueCar estimates reveal this Sonata as configured should be able to be picked up for less than $22,000 new at a dealership near you.

Does anyone remember the The $50 Hyundai Sonata ECO Challenge: Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Rockets! drive late last year?

The all-new 7th... [Read More]
0 Replies | 266 Views
Nissan August 2015 Sales Down 0.8% with 133,351 Vehicles Sold
Sep 03, 2015 - 5:06 PM - by xcel
Rogue popularity continues to grow. Expect a significant sales uptick when the all-new 2016 Titan is released.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2016 Nissan Titan XD – Pricing and efficiency TBA.

Cummins Finalizes the Powerful and Efficient 5.0L V8 for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD

Nissan August 2015 Sales Overview

Nissan reported it sold 133,351 vehicles in the U.S. during August, down 0.8 percent from the 134,388 sold in Aug. of 2014. With one fewer days vs. 2014 and without the help of the traditionally strong Labor Day sales... [Read More]
0 Replies | 316 Views
2016 Nissan Maxima First Drive Review
Sep 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM - by xcel
Nissan is on track to move the industry with beautiful penned designs and efficiency now spanning their entire product lineup.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2016 Nissan Maxima – $33,235 to start incl. the $825 D&H fee provides owners with a 22/30 mpgUS city/highway rating. It also arrives with NissanConnect with navigation, 8.0” touch-screen display, Remote Engine Start, and a RearView Monitor are all standard even on the base S trim.

What if I were to describe a sports sedan that was as comfortable as it is great to look at? What if I told you this sports sedan provides interior surrounds more fitting of a luxury car while offering... [Read More]
6 Replies | 379 Views
Honda August 2015 Sales Down 6.9% with 155,491 Vehicles Sold
Sep 02, 2015 - 9:09 AM - by xcel
Not only did Accord, Civic and CR-V together combine for over 100,000 in sales, they did so while leading each of their respective segments too.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 Honda CR-V LX - $23,445 to start + $880 D&H while providing an excellent 27/34 mpgUS city/highway rating.

A few of its standard features include the direct injected 185-hp 2.4L I4 mated to a wide ratio CVT from the Accord, Eco mode, Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, DRLs, Bluetooth and Audio streaming, SMS Text Message function, tilt and telescopic wheel, illuminated wheel-controls, center console... [Read More]
4 Replies | 554 Views
Ford August 2015 Sales Up 5.4% with 234,237 Vehicles Sold
Sep 02, 2015 - 4:14 AM - by xcel
F-Series supply increase provides large boost in F-Series sales.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 Ford F-150 XL Reg. cab 2X4 - $27,225 to start while offering owners an 18/25 mpgUS city/Highway rating with the 3.5L non EcoBoosted V6.

Ford August 2015 Sales Overview

Ford achieved its best August result in nine years thanks to strong demand for new cars, SUVs and trucks. August sales totaled 234,237 vehicles, up 5.4 percent over the 222,174 sold in August of 2014.

Year to date sales of 1,750,589 is up 2.7 percent over the 1,704,442 sold through the same period of 2014.

Ford August 2015 Brand Sales... [Read More]
2 Replies | 497 Views
GM August 2015 Sales Down 0.7% with 270,480 Vehicles Sold
Sep 02, 2015 - 3:32 AM - by xcel
Pickups and CUVs drive sales.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 Chevrolet Colorado RWD Base - $20,995 to start with the 6-speed MT (the best drivetrain available currently) offering 19/26 mpgUS city/highway. The 6-speed AT starts at $23,620 with the move up of a trim level and offers owners a 20/27 mpgUS city/highway rating.

The 181 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque 2.8L I4 Duramax turbo diesel ups the Colorado’s maximum trailering capacity to 7,700 pounds - RWD models. It is also the cleanest emitting diesel truck engine ever produced by General Motors.

The new Colorado diesel goes on sales this... [Read More]
2 Replies | 490 Views
Unexpected - FCA August 2015 Sales Up 1.7% with 201,672 Vehicles Sold
Sep 01, 2015 - 10:15 AM - by xcel
Jeep and RAM Pickup sales continue to make the company a contender.
Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Sept. 1, 2015

2015 Chrysler 200 LX - $22,795 to start while offering owners a 23/36 mpgUS city/highway rating. Great August 2015 sales results and discounts of over $5,000 are available to just about everyone.

FCA August 2015 Sales Overview

This morning FCA reported it achieved its best overall August sales result since 2002 and in doing so chalked up its 65th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The company sold more than 200,000 vehicles for second time this year. All of these results were unexpected as this August did... [Read More]
0 Replies | 505 Views
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