Still feeling the effects of “Cash for Clunkers” and struggling against economic factors that appear to be lined up against the automotive industry, U.S. car makers sold 835,925 light vehicles in October. That’s just 1,300 more units than year-ago, when Wall Street’s financial crisis sent the already-reeling U.S. industry into a full-throttle tailspin. As forecast by Ward’s, October sales resulted in a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 10.4 million vehicles, the highest non-Clunker SAAR ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Nudge Past Year-Ago, But DSR Dips 3.4%" 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.