Erin Sunde

Erin
Sunde
Industry Analyst,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
Forecast: July Sales to Return to 17 Million SAAR Trend 
July volume will result in a 17.6 million seasonally adjusted sales rate.
Canada Class 4-8 Sales Down 24.3% in June 
Year-to-date, medium-and heavy-truck deliveries were 14.3% less than the same period in 2015.
U.S. Big-Truck Sales Down in June  1
For the first six months of 2016, medium- and heavy-duty truck sales were 3.0% less than same-period 2015.
U.S. Fuel Economy Fell in June 
Results were mixed among automakers, but consumer interest in utility vehicles kept the market average down.
June 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Below 17-Million Mark 
(FINAL) U.S. automakers achieved a 16.62 million-unit monthly light-vehicle SAAR on 1.51 million deliveries.
Forecast: June Sales to Reach 11-Year High  2
Most automakers are expected to post year-over-year gains, resulting in a 2.5% improvement in the daily sales rate.
Canada Big Truck Sales Down 1.8% in May 
Class 4 saw the greatest growth, while Class 7 fell the most.
U.S. Heavy Trucks Down, Medium Trucks Up in May 
Class 8 plummeted 12.8%, while Classes 4-7 were up a combined 16.2%.
U.S. Fuel Economy Down in May 
Trucks and standard gasoline-powered vehicles continue to outsell year-ago even as gas prices creep back up.
May Forecast Calls for Improved Sales, Days’ Supply  1
May sales are expected to outpace year-ago on a daily sales basis, even with one less weekend.
Canada Class 4-8 Sales Down 24.4% in April 
Year-to-date sales were 15.8% less than the same period in 2015.
U.S. Big Trucks Down 8% in April 
Heavy trucks continued a steep decline, while medium-duty sales rose.
U.S. Fuel Economy Continues Decline in April 
For the first four months of 2016, the index average sat 0.3% below the same period in 2015.
Forecast: April Sales to Return to 17 Million SAAR Trend 
A record-high April volume will result in a 17.6 million seasonally adjusted rate of sales.
Canada Big Truck Sales Down 26.7% in March 
Only Class 4 and 5 outsold prior-year.
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Jul 26, 2016
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