Monthly U.S. Sales
November numbers reflect surprisingly good sales yearDec. 10
Heading into 2018, U.S. auto sales appeared headed for a second-straight annual decline. But it hasn't played out as expected: Sales have remained steady even as incentives were disciplined and prices rose further.
LUXURY: Mercedes maintains lead over BMW, LexusDec. 3
VW slides 8%; Audi down 11%Dec. 3
HYUNDAI-KIA: Slight boost as product mix begins to evolveDec. 3
NISSAN: A broad slump, even for SUVsDec. 3
Detroit 3 drag November sales down 8.2%Dec. 3
Ford: Fewer fleet orders contribute to down monthDec. 3
FCA sales jump 17% on Ram, Jeep demandDec. 3
HONDA: Accord, Acura RDX gains not enough to offset 3rd straight dipDec. 3
Toyota: Car slump overshadows record-high November light-truck salesDec. 3
Volume dips 0.5% as cars sputter, but 17M year within sightDec. 3
U.S. light-vehicle sales slipped 0.5 percent in November as robust fleet shipments by some automakers failed to offset slumping demand for passenger cars. Still, the SAAR came in as the year's second strongest, and sales remain on track to top 17 million for a fourth-straight year.
BLACK FRIDAY AND FLEETSNov. 26
Black Friday hasn't just taken over Thanksgiving weekend: Big sales run all month, especially in automakers' and dealers' marketing efforts. For many Americans, buying big-ticket items in November now goes hand in hand with stuffing themselves full of turkey and gravy and, well, stuffing.