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This is the most current NADA DATA Report (for 2014, based on 2013 data).
NADA Market Beat Monthly reports on U.S. new light vehicle sales and other trends
ATD Truck Beat Quarterly reports on new medium- and heavy-duty truck sales in the United States
Dealership Financial Profiles Monthly profiles based on average dealership finances
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Historical Dealer Count The number of franchised new-car dealerships, by year
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New Light Vehicles
There were 1.3 million light-vehicle sales in October 2014, up 2.8 percent from September 2014 and up 6 percent from October 2013.
October 2014 YTD light-vehicle sales amounted to 13.6 million, up 5.4 percent from a year ago. The October 2014 Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate* (SAAR) for light-vehicle sales was 16.4 million. This is the seventh month this year that a monthly SAAR value fell in the sales range of 16-16.9 million, inclusive.
In October 2014 YTD figures, car sales held a market share of 47.3 percent, with sales up 1 percent from last year while corresponding figures for light trucks was 52.7 percent, with sales up 9.7 percent from a year ago. (Read more)
New Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks
Medium and heavy-duty truck sales amounted to 39,311 units in October 2014, up 6.1 percent from September 2014 and up 16.2 percent from October 2013.
For October 2014 YTD, there were 334,674 medium- and heavy-duty truck sales, up 16.3 percent from a year ago.
The October 2014 Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate* (SAAR) for medium and heavy-duty truck sales was 429,394.
There were 17,279 medium-duty truck sales in October 2014, up 1.8 percent from September 2014 and up 9.1 percent from October 2013. For October 2014 YTD, medium-duty truck sales amounted to 154,354 units, up 12.5 percent from a year ago.
There were 22,032 heavy-duty truck sales in October 2014, up 9.7 percent from September 2014 and up 22.5 percent from October 2013. Heavy duty truck sales amounted to 180,320 units for October 2014 YTD, up 19.8 percent from a year ago. (Read more)
|* SAAR (Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate) is a term used in the industry to depict the selling rate of vehicles for a particular month. For example, a SAAR rate of 14 million for a particular month indicates that the industry was on pace to sell 14 million vehicles on an annual basis. |