Erin Sunde

Erin
Sunde
Industry Analyst,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
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.
U.S. Fuel Economy Up in January 
All alternative-power types showed small gains in share, with PHEVs and EVs doubling share.
January 2017 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Hit 17.5 Million SAAR 
(SUMMARY) U.S. automakers to sell 1.14 million light vehicles in January, down 1.7% from year-ago.
Forecast: January Forecast Calls for Low Sales, High Inventory 
After a record-high December, average daily sales are expected to plummet 26.0% moving into January.
U.S. Fuel Economy Up Only Slightly in 2016 
Light-truck sales soar and hybrid sales suffer as gas prices hit a 12-year low.
U.S. Fuel Economy Up in October 
Electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and diesels showed small upticks in share.
October 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Automakers Hit 17.9 Million SAAR 
(FINAL) U.S. automakers reached 17.90 million-unit monthly light-vehicle SAAR on 1.36 million deliveries.
Forecast: October Daily Sales to Reach 15-Year High 
Sales from the Detroit Three are expected to fall 1.5% from last year, while the other four top automakers should see sales grow a combined 3.7%.
Canada Class 4-8 Sales Down in September 
Four of the five weight classes recorded double-digit losses.
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Feb 10, 2017
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