Sarah Petit


Sarah tracks vehicle production and other global data trends.

North America Light-Vehicle Production Down 4.4% in February 
Big gains in Mexico output were not enough to outweigh losses in the U.S. and Canada.
World Vehicle Sales up 3.7% in January 
Sales were slow in North America, but increased elsewhere including in South America for the first time in over a year.
North America Light-Vehicle Production Up 2% in January 
An increase in light-truck production outweighed a continued decline in car output.
World Vehicle Sales Grew 6.0% in 2016 
More vehicles were sold in 2016 than ever before, with growth coming from every region except South America.
North America Light-Vehicle Production Posts Record Total  1
For the second year in a row, North America light-vehicle production reached a new high.
World Vehicle Sales Grow 8.7% in November 
Positive results were seen in many countries for the first time in months.
North America Light-Vehicle Production Up 3.6% in November 
Increases in both car (+3.1%) and light-truck (+3.8%) output brought the region to a best-ever November total.
World Vehicle Sales Rose 4.6% in October 
It was a slow month for most regions, except for Asia-Pacific with help from big gains in China and India.
North American Light-Vehicle Production Down 3.3% in October 
While October was a slow month for automakers in North America, year-to-date totals were still ahead of 10-months 2015.
World Vehicle Sales Up 9.5% in September 
Global growth despite diminishing sales in South America.
North American Light-Vehicle Production Posts Record September 
At the end of Q3, light-vehicle production in all three countries was ahead of same-period 2015.
World Vehicle Sales Soar 7.8% in August 
Gains were seen in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region while sales were slow in the Americas.
North American Light-Vehicle Production Up 10.7% in August 
Each country posted gains to reach the region’s highest-ever August total.
World Vehicle Sales Up 3.6% in July 
The positive global tally was carried mostly by big gains in the Asia-Pacific region.
North American Light-Vehicle Production Down 8.6% in July 
Big gains in Mexico helped soften the region’s biggest year-over-year decrease since 2009.

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