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Dacia Sandero and Duster top market down -2.1% – Best Selling Cars Blog

The Dacia Sandero is the best-selling vehicle in Serbia in May.

Thanks to our Central European partner CE Auto, we can share with you today new car sales in Serbia, a market edging down -2.1% year-on-year to 2,685 registrations. The year-to-date volume is now down -5.7% to 11,525 units. It’s a great month for Dacia in Serbia, placing two models atop the charts: the Sandero (+311.8%) is up 4-fold to snap the overall pole position with 5.2% of the market vs. 3% year-to-date where it now ranks #4. Just 3 units below is the Duster (+140.4%) now #3 YTD. The Citroen C3 (+124.4%) completes a euphoric podium. Boosted by end-of-life promotions, the Renault Kadjar lodges its very first Top 10 finish in Serbia, directly at #4. The Skoda Superb (+91.5%) also shines year-on-year but falls to #5 for the month vs. #2 YTD. Still #1 year-to-date, the Skoda Fabia

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Chip shortage keeps driving up auto prices, cutting sales

DETROIT – U.S. new car product sales tumbled far more than 21% in the next quarter as opposed with a yr back as the worldwide semiconductor shortage ongoing to lead to output issues for the sector.

Nonetheless demand even now outstripped offer from April via June, even with $5 per gallon gasoline, high inflation and mounting curiosity costs. The reduced source has raised price ranges to document stages, knocking numerous buyers out of the new-car industry.

Edmunds.com reported that automakers offered 3.49 million motor vehicles through the quarter, virtually 933,000 fewer than the exact interval final calendar year.

J.D. Electricity estimates that the normal gross sales value of a new auto for the very first six months of the yr hit just about $45,000, a history that is 17.5% higher than a calendar year in the past. Edmunds.com described that 12.7% of shoppers who financed a new car in June

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This Bizarre Fan Powered Electric Car Just Set An Unbelievable New Record

Our new champion, the British-made McMurtry Spéirling, is a extremely exclusive car. Apart from getting insanely speedy even when going uphill on a incredibly wavy stretch of tarmac, the electric car or truck will come with a range of exclusive characteristics. In coming up with the Spéirling, McMurtry claims to acquire inspiration from “the legendary banned innovations of races previous.” The most obvious spot this has took place is with the fan ability program, which is based on the Brabham BT46B — a lover-driven Formula 1 vehicle that won the Swedish Grand Prix.

The Goodwood Version weighs just more than a ton and can get from to 60 mph in a lot less than 1.5 seconds. To set that into context, the Spéirling can go from a standstill to highway velocity 2 times as promptly as a Lamborghini Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae, which is far from a sluggish motor vehicle.

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U.S. New Vehicle Sales to Drop to 14.4 Million for 2022

Near record gasoline prices also are making fuel efficiency an issue for motorists thinking about purchasing a new vehicle, according to analysts from Cox Automotive. 

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A lack of inventory drove sales results for down in the first half of 2022.

This comes as constricted inventories still have overall sales down by double-digit percentages every month in 2022. Cox’s June sales forecast shows the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of new-vehicle sales this month is expected to hit 13.8 million, up from last month’s 12.7 million pace but well below last year’s 15.5 million level. 

Tesla is the only major brand to increase sales year over year in the first half. Honda, Nissan and VW all see first-half sales drops in excess of 30% year over year. The rise of the EV maker is a trend that is expected to continue for some time. 

First-half sales are forecast to be down

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