Erin Sunde

Erin
Sunde
Industry Analyst,
WardsAuto

Erin is a member of the WardsAuto data and research group.

Articles
Fuel Economy Index Shows Small Gain for First-Half 2017 
If the industry-wide 6-month trend continues into the second half of 2017, the year will end with the smallest year-over-year improvement seen in the 10-year history of the index.
June 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Below Year-Ago for Sixth Straight Month 
(FINAL UPDATE) U.S. automakers reported 1.46 million light-vehicle sales in June.
U.S. Forecast: Sixth Consecutive Decline in June 
Sales in the first half of 2017 are expected to come in 1.8% under like-2016.
Average Fuel Economy Down in May 
Standard gasoline-powered vehicles lost share of indexed light-vehicle sales. All alternative powertrains increased in penetration.
May 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Hit 16.6 Million SAAR 
(FINAL) U.S. automakers reported 1.51 million light-vehicle sales in May.
U.S. Forecast: Downward Trend Continues in May 
Each of the top seven auto groups are forecast to come in below year ago.
Fuel Economy Index Shows Slow Improvement in April 
Average car fuel economy grew 0.1%, and light trucks improved 2.2%.
April 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Hit 16.8 Million SAAR 
(SUMMARY) U.S. automakers reported 1.42 million light-vehicle sales in April.
U.S. Forecast: Mild Sales, Growing Inventory 
The daily sales rate will inch up 0.6%, but total volume will slip 3.1%.
U.S. Fuel Economy Up in March 
In the first quarter of 2017, the average index rating sat 0.8% higher than same-period 2016.
March 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Finished at 16.5 Million SAAR 
(SUMMARY) U.S. automakers sold 1.55 million light vehicles in March, down 1.7% from year-ago.
Forecast: U.S. March Sales to Reach 17-Year High 
A daily sales rate of 59,776 LVs over 27 days is a best-ever March result.
U.S. Fuel Economy Up in February 
Light trucks dominated the market, but all alternative-power types showed small gains in share.
Febraury 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Hit 17.5 Million SAAR 
(SUMMARY) U.S. automakers sold 1.33 million light vehicles in February, down 1.1% from year-ago.
Forecast: U.S. February Sales to Reach 16-Year High 
High inventory levels will push monthly sales slightly ahead of year-ago.
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