General Motors Co. finished a tumultuous 2009 with a seventh straight year of declining U.S. market share, as the auto maker witnessed its portion of the new-vehicle sales market sink to an all-time low. GM closed out 2009 with a 19.9% share, Ward’s data shows. Total sales of 2.1 million vehicles were down 30%, compared with 2008, marking seven consecutive years of record lows. The last time GM posted a year-over-year share gain was in 2002, when it controlled 28.3% of the home market. ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Printer-friendly" 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.