Car Keys: September Jumps the 18M Mark

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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.

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VW Passes Toyota

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ESA Car Keys | The German automaker is poised to become the global leader in car sales three years ahead of schedule.

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Car Keys: May Best Auto Month in 10 Years

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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.

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Car Keys: February Auto Sales Solid, Not Great

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ESA Car Keys, February 2015 | Brisk pace slows a bit, but February still a solid month for the US auto market.

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Car Keys: October Auto Sales Stay Course

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ESA | October’s 16.35M SAAR keeps the US auto market humming along. Chrysler, Subaru, Kia and Audi still strong. Ford, VW, Hyundai lag.

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Car Keys: Massive August for Auto Market

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Surpassing even high-end projections, August’s automotive results hit a 103-month high with a 17.45M unit SAAR.

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Car Keys: June Automotive Recap

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A strong June in the US auto market. The SAAR (seasonally adjusted annual rate) reached 16.9M units for the first time since August 2005.

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88 Days and Growing?

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U.S. auto dealers have seen a significant increase in their inventory as sales slow down. Many major automaker brands are up 20% or more, while some inventories have doubled, as measured in days supply. Note domestics brands are pacing at 100+ days on average. Days Inventory information is available at WardsAuto.com.

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Car Keys: Trucking Along in May

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Dave Eckstein | The US auto market rebounded in May after a dip in April, on the strength of light-truck sales.

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