ESA Car Keys | Good snapshot of today’s dealer inventory, which is leaner than last year. Chrysler lots are turning 4x per year on average, while Subaru runs at about 20x per year.
ESA Car Keys | October was another month pointing toward a possible new volume record in automotive sales for 2015. Average prices were up, as where incentives. Light trucks again lead the way, along with import passenger vehicles.
ESA Car Keys | September auto market remains red-hot at 18M+ pace, even with VW’s woes. Light trucks lead the way. Dealers looking for gross profits in midst of volume surge.
ESA Car Keys, July 2015 | The prolonged growth of the auto market continues to beat all expectations and gain strength in an otherwise mixed economy. July’s SAAR hits 17.5M, its highest mark in 10 years.
Car Keys, May 2015 | The big story for May in the auto market: Best month since July 2005. SAAR at 17.7M. All major brands saw increases.
Car Keys, April 2015 | April auto sales tally highest DSR since 2002, driven by light trucks — which now comprise 55% of new vehicle sales.
ESA Car Keys, February 2015 | Brisk pace slows a bit, but February still a solid month for the US auto market.
ESA | December’s strong finish makes 2014 the best auto retail year since 2006, with over 16.4M vehicles delivered.
ESA | Holiday retail numbers off to slow start, but automotive market is red hot — tallying best November in 13 years.
ESA | October’s 16.35M SAAR keeps the US auto market humming along. Chrysler, Subaru, Kia and Audi still strong. Ford, VW, Hyundai lag.