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Truck Sales Can’t Pick Up Slack from Sliding May Car Sales

While trucks are hot, up 6% from a year ago, May car sales are not at, -9.3%, a continuing negative trend. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (aka SAAR) in the U.S. for May 2017 was 16.66 million units sold, a significant slide from 17.17 million units a year ago. Total light vehicle sales declined -0.5% compared to last May despite inexpensive fuels and low interest rates. Continue reading

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US May Sales Forecast Down, but on Pace for Record Year

Of note, the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal continues to have severe consequences. VW and Audi with projected monthly sales of 43,244 would be down a whopping -18.7% year-over-year. Continue reading

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May U.S. Auto Sales Projected Close to 1.4 Million Vehicles

Total light-vehicle sales in May are predicted at 1,384,000 units, a 21% percent increase from May 2011. However, fleet volume as a percentage of total light-vehicle sales is expected to remain high in May, at 22%. Continue reading

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U.S. May Vehicle Sales Dropping. SAAR Under 10 Million?

Returning to historical annual selling rates of 15 to 17 million units experienced during much of the last decade appears to be a long way into the future. Continue reading

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