John Sousanis

John
Sousanis
Director, Information Content,
WardsAuto

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

Articles
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.
(FINAL) May 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: 17.7 Million SAAR Best Since July 2005
(FINAL 3:00 PM ET) U.S automakers sold 1.627 million light vehicles in May, resulting in the industry's best daily sales rate in nearly 10 years.
Forecast: SAAR Could Reach 17.5 Million in May 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.6 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17.5 million-unit SAAR.
(FINAL) April 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: April Daily Sales Reach 13-Year High
U.S. automakers sold 1.45 million light vehicles in April, a 4.9% improvement from year-ago.
Forecast: April Daily Sales to Reach 13-Year High
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.47 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.8 million-unit SAAR.
(FINAL) March 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Spring Sales Lift SAAR Past 17 Million
March U.S. light-vehicle sales topped 1.5 million units, pushing the monthly SAAR in a positive direction for the first time since November.
Forecast: March Sales Spring Forward 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.52 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.9 million-unit SAAR.
Current Data Center Graphs
Current charts and graphs from WardsAuto Data Center.
(UPDATE FINAL) February 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: SAAR Falls to 10-Month Low
The U.S. light-vehicle SAAR fell for the third consecutive month, as low temperatures and stocks held sales in check.
Forecast: February U.S. LV Sales Continue Gains  3
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.29 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.7 million-unit SAAR.
(UPDATE) January 2015 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Trucks Spur Strong January Sales
(FINAL) 2:50 PM ET: Daily sales of U.S. light vehicles rose 9.3% in January on 1.15 million deliveries.
Forecast: U.S. Automakers to Record Best January in Eight Years 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.13 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.4 million-unit SAAR.
Forecast: December Sales Set to Reach 10-Year High 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.51 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.95 million-unit SAAR.
Forecast: SAAR Could Reach 17 Million for Second Time in Four Months 
The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.29 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 17 million-unit SAAR.
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