Bugatti Veyron Production Ends - We Put Bugatti's U.S. Sales Figures In Context

2009 Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang
Finally. The Veyron is done.

Bugatti reportedly sold the last Veyron, a car which will be displayed at the Geneva auto show in March, to a customer in the Middle East.

Volkswagen-owned Bugatti’s 450-unit production run comes to a close after nearly a decade of delivering cars to customers. Although the cars routinely sold for more than $2M, Bloomberg referenced Singapore-based analyst Max Warburton who believes VW lost €4.6M per car, more than USD $5M.


U.S. Auto Sales Brand Rankings - 2014 Year End
U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model - December & 2014 Year End


Unlike the detailed sales reports we see each month from Volkswagen of America’s namesake brand, Veyron-specific numbers have never been formally reported. Automotive News reports that approximately one-quarter, or 113, of the Bugatti Veyrons produced ended up in the United States.

GCBC's Most Popular Auto Sales Figures - February 2015

2015 Honda CR-V touring brown
GCBC readers read our review of the 2015 Honda CR-V more often during the month of February 2015 than any of our other reviews. Our Ford F-Series sales tracking page possessed the most viewed vehicle-specific sales figures. Readers looked at our complete January 2015 U.S. brand-by-brand sales rankings more often than any other January-related sales article on GoodCarBadCar.

Automobile manufacturers will begin reporting their February 2015 U.S. and Canadian sales figures on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. GoodCarBadCar will be updated throughout the day with brand results from automakers competing in the United States and Canada. Later on Tuesday afternoon, U.S. February 2015 best seller lists for cars and trucks and SUVs will be published, as well.

Auto News For Friday, February 27, 2015 - Ford Edge Adds Jobs In Canadian Automotive Industry

Ford Edge
(Let us introduce you to the tenth edition of GCBC's new daily auto news recaps including stories from around the web that are either important, informative, interesting, intriguing, or all of the above. Brought to you by GCBC's operations manager, Steffani Cain, articles just like this will appear weekdays on GCBC. Ed.)  

Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Friday, February 27, 2015. The news was updated with a quartet of recalls at 3:49 PM AT on the day of initial publication.

REVIEW
When we compiled a list of 2016 Volvo XC90 reviews earlier this week we should have included this Automobile Magazine first drive.

INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
Continuing with the Volvo theme, Volvo's U.S. profits fell 7% in 2014. We’re no strangers to Volvo’s dangerously poor results in North America - and the responsibility of the new XC90 to succeed - but globally, Volvo is reporting record profits, reports Automotive News.

Auto News For Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Trucks Dominating American Sales Podium

Audi R8
(Let us introduce you to the ninth edition of GCBC's new daily auto news recaps including stories from around the web that are either important, informative, interesting, intriguing, or all of the above. Brought to you by GCBC's operations manager, Steffani Cain, articles just like this will appear weekdays on GCBC. Ed.)  

Here are five must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Thursday, February 26, 2015.

FUTURE
This is the new, second-generation, Lamborghini Huracan-related Audi R8. Through the end of January 2015, 6182 of the first-generation R8s have been sold in America. Personally, I'm not a fan of the look.  Seems like a bad mixture of old design and spacecraft design. But that's just me.

Auto News For Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Toyota Recalls 116 FJ Cruisers

2016 Volvo XC90
(Let us introduce you to the eighth edition of GCBC's new daily auto news recaps including stories from around the web that are either important, informative, interesting, intriguing, or all of the above. Brought to you by GCBC's operations manager, Steffani Cain, articles just like this will appear weekdays on GCBC. Ed.)  

Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

REVIEW
First looks at the 2016 Volvo XC90 have been published. Check out Car & Driver, Jalopnik, Digital Trends, Forbes, and Autocar.

INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
If you're one who places your faith in Consumer Reports, you'll want to check out their new 2015 Autos Spotlight Section, where CR highlights their, "2015 Top Picks, Car Brand Report Cards, best and worst new cars." And more.