New Car 2018 - 2017 New Car Sales. New car sales for December 2017: Winners and losers - And average new-vehicle transaction prices for all of 2017 finished 2 percent higher than last year, slightly slower growth than 2015 and 2016, at 2.5 percent, Kelley Blue Book says. The article " GM, Toyota, FCA, Honda, Nissan sales decline; Ford gains" originally appeared at Automotive News on 1/3/18.. Mecum Auctions - The World's Largest Collector Car Auction. Watch LIVE auctions, catch previews of our upcoming auctions and highlights from those past. Outlook good for U.S. auto sales — until 2017 - Auto sales in the U.S. should peak in 2017 before interest rates and other headwinds pose new challenges for automakers, analysts said Wednesday at an economic outlook event in Southfield. The consultants have a rosy outlook for the U.S., which experienced an 18.1-million adjusted sales pace in October and is forecast to end the year with total sales of 17.3 million, a substantial jump from 16.5 million last year.. Peter Pei (Sales Manager Europe of JONHON) and Christoph Erni (Founder and CEO of Juice Technology) talk about the quality of the JONHON Type 2 plug and comp NADA Forecasts 17.1 Million New-Vehicle Sales in 2017 - LOS ANGELES (Nov. 15, 2016) - Steven Szakaly, chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association, predicts sales of 17.1 million new cars and light trucks in 2017. “We are headed toward a stable market for U.S. auto sales, not a growing market,” Szakaly said today at an economic briefing ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show..