Audi, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Saab, and Volkswagen were successful brands in the United States last month. Contrasted with March of 2007, sales were up; at least a smidge. For instance, GMC sold at a 1.2% increase. On the other hand, Jaguar was up 13.2%; VW was up 21.5%; and Mini sales rose 26.4%.
Pontiac, Porsche, Lincoln, Land Rover, Hummer Dodge, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Buick, and Acura were all in the negative double digit percentile losses. For a brand like Porsche, that means a sales drop of 600 or so. For Chevrolet, the double digit % losses equate to 50,000 fewer sales than in March of 2007.
Volvo sales were down 6.4%. Check back in a few minutes to see what Volvo of Canada is doing to push older models off the lot.