Australia’s new-vehicle sales plunged 13.2% in May, shaken by a supply shortage resulting from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, as well as weaker demand. Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries data shows deliveries fell for the third straight month to 77,406 units from 89,218 year-ago. “The underlying trend in new-vehicle sales has been softer over the past few months, and this is consistent with a range of other demand indicators,” FCAI CEO Andrew McKellar says in a statement. ...
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.