Chrysler Group car sales are surging because of rising gasoline prices, but not at the expense of truck deliveries, says Gary Dilts, the auto maker's vice president of sales. He cites PT Cruiser's 9,812 deliveries last month, up 12% from 8,407 in August of 2004 when adjusted for the number of sales days. “PT Cruiser's a great people-hauler,” Dilts says. “In a fuel-sensitive market, it's finding its way. Hopefully to some increased share, not at the expense of trucks.” Over the last ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Sales of DC 'People Movers' Spike as Gas Prices Hiked" 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!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.