A Ward's analysis of U.S. new vehicle sales history back to 1925 indicates the market could improve on 1999's all-time high in 2000, if the same pattern that has been true over the last four decades holds firm. Beginning with the period from 1963 to 1965, U.S. calendar year sales records always have come in two- and three-year bunches. In fact, the only record year since World War II neither preceded nor followed by a record year was 1955. Prior to 1955's then-record 8.42 million units, ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"History Points to New U.S. Sales Record in 2000; An 18 Million-Unit Year?" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.