Category Archives: Auto Market – Auto Loans

“Replacement Demand” from Hurricane Harvey Overhyped, Carmageddon Returns to US

“Replacement Demand” from Hurricane Harvey Overhyped, Carmageddon Returns to US | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/12/13/auto-sales-replacement-demand-from-hurricane-harvey-overhyped/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Turns out, the auto business was NOT saved by the hurricanes…

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GM Sells 70% More Vehicles in China than the US

GM Sells 70% More Vehicles in China than the US | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/12/05/gm-sells-70-more-vehicles-in-china-than-in-the-us/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The US market is past its prime, China is the future of the world vehicle market…

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Auto-Loan Subprime Blows Up Lehman-Moment-Like

Auto-Loan Subprime Blows Up Lehman-Moment-Like | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/11/14/auto-loan-subprime-blows-up-lehman-moment-like/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: We’ve known this was coming for a year and now it is here, in 3-D and color…

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What the Heck’s Going on With Used Cars and Trucks?

What the Heck’s Going on With Used Cars and Trucks? | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/11/14/what-the-hecks-going-on-with-used-cars-and-trucks/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: All auto projections, both new and used, were uniformly down until the cumulative force majeure of all those hurricanes, … Continue reading

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Next Phase of Carmageddon: the Banks

Next Phase of Carmageddon: the Banks | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/11/09/banks-tighten-prime-subprime-auto-lending-standards/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: There will be a lot of pain generated by the Auto Industry, for banks, because of the misalignment of production, sales, financing and … Continue reading

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THE FULLY AUTONOMOUS CAR UPDATE: How self-driving cars are poised to move into the mainstream and upend the automotive industry

THE FULLY AUTONOMOUS CAR UPDATE: How self-driving cars are poised to move into the mainstream and upend the automotive industry http://www.businessinsider.com/the-fully-autonomous-car-update-2017-2?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29&utm_content=FeedBurner+user+view Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff Geoff Comments: People are uninformed and will be caught unawares by self driving vehicles…

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Pickup Sales Boom, Cars get crushed, Tesla Deliveries Plunge

Pickup Sales Boom, Cars get crushed, Tesla Deliveries Plunge | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/11/01/pickup-sales-boom-cars-get-crushed-tesla-deliveries-plunge/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: As expected, even all the hurricanes and wildfires couldn’t save the auto industry, it is looking to crash and burn…

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What’s Next for Auto Sales and When Can We Finally Buy Self-Driving Cars?

What’s Next for Auto Sales and When Can We Finally Buy Self-Driving Cars? | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/10/28/harvey-and-the-auto-industry-why-flood-cars-will-be-everywhere-and-when-can-we-finally-buy-self-driving-cars/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: It’s anybody’s guess…

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Australia’s 100-Year-Old Automobile Industry Just Closed Down

Australia’s 100-Year-Old Automobile Industry Just Closed Down – NBC News https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/australia-s-100-year-old-automobile-industry-just-closed-down-n812756?cid=public-rss_20171021 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Australia’s Auto industry has been on the wane for years, finally reaching the point of being unsustainable…

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GM Is Going All Electric, Will Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars

GM Is Going All Electric, Will Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars – NBC News https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/gm-going-all-electric-will-ditch-gas-diesel-powered-cars-n806806?cid=public-rss_20171005 Re-posted from BNC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: If this is true, where is the infrastructure for recharging all these electric vehicles??? What is the plan … Continue reading

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