John Sousanis

John
Sousanis
Director, Information Content,
WardsAuto

John writes about sales and production trends both in North America and around the world.

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May 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Stays Above 17 Million 
(FINAL) U.S. automakers achieved a 17.37 million-unit monthly light-vehicle SAAR on 1.53 million deliveries, while setting a record for daily sales in May.
April 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Strong Monthly Sales Pushing SAAR Past 17 Million Again 
(UPDATE 3:35 PM ET) April U.S. light-vehicle sales will finish at just below 1.5 million units.
March 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Falls Below 17 Million For First Time Since June 
(FINAL) U.S. automakers sold 1.59 million light vehicles in March, as daily sales dipped 4.7% from year-ago, and the SAAR fell to a 13-month low.
February 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: LV Sales Continue Ahead of Year-Ago  2
(FINAL) 17.43 million U.S. LV SAAR was highest February rate since 2001.​
January 2016 U.S. LV Sales Thread: 2016 U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Off to Strong Start  1
(FINAL) 17.5 Million SAAR best January rate since 2006​.
December 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Dips as Record Year Ends 
(FINAL) A hefty drop in the monthly SAAR couldn't prevent U.S. automakers from setting a new light vehicle sales record.
November 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: U.S. Automakers on Near-Record Pace 
(FINAL) November U.S. LV sales will continue streak of 18 Million-Plus SAARs.
October 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Tops 18 Million for Second Consecutive Month 
(FINAL) U.S. LV SAAR tops 18 million-units in October on 1.45 million deliveries.
September 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: LV SAAR Tops 18 Million 
SAAR hits another 10-year milestone. Company by company sales results.
August 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Sales Soar, SAAR Climbs to Decade High 
UPDATE (FINAL) 2:45 PM ET: U.S LV SAAR for August hit a decade high of 17.7 million units on 1.57 million light-vehicle deliveries.
Forecast: LV SAAR Should Hold Steady in August 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.53 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.3 million-unit SAAR.
July 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR hits 17.5 Million as Automakers Record Best July in 10 Years 
(FINAL) U.S automakers sold 1.5 million light vehicles in July, a 5.3% improvement over same-month year-ago, and the highest sales volume for the month since 2005..
17 Million SAAR Streak Should Continue in July 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.49 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.3 million-unit SAAR.
June 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Exceeds 17 Million in Consecutive Months for First Time Since 2005 
(FINAL 2:55 PM ET): U.S automakers sold 1.47 million light vehicles in June, a 4.4% gain over same-month year-ago, equating to a 17.1 million-unit SAAR.
Forecast: SAAR Expected to Remain Above 17 Million in June 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.48 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.24 million-unit SAAR.
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