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The news is forever reporting the status of car sales, and the January numbers for the big three show the expected decline -- about 40 percent down with Toyota and Honda not far behind.

Any body know not what but how much down BMW sales were. I note that in taking my BMW in for service, I see the same cars in the show room that were there in December, andi it seems basically the same on the lot. My contacts there simply say - "business is slow-" but thats all. Comments anyone?
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All USA car sales: http://www.motorintelligence.com/m_frameset.html

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All USA car sales: http://www.motorintelligence.com/m_frameset.html

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Wow, BMW is only down 17%, compared to double that for most others.
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And Subaru sales are UP
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Look down about 10 threads from yours - BMW Group Reports January 2009 Sales

Thanks all. I should have read a little further.
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very interesting, Mercedes sales are sucking wind, as bad as the Big Three, maybe they need to bring back the free maintainence again to help them compete with BMW.
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Definitely needs some more incentive to entice buyers.
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very interesting, Mercedes sales are sucking wind, as bad as the Big Three, maybe they need to bring back the free maintainence again to help them compete with BMW.
I saw that, and I also wondered what about Infinit and Lexus.

Of course my biased view is that Mercedes sales are sucking wind because their current cars suck wind too.
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Of course my biased view is that Mercedes sales are sucking wind because their current cars suck wind too.[/QUOTE]

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