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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
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New Light Vehicles
There were 1.6 million light-vehicle sales in August 2014, up 10.5 percent from July 2014 and up 5.4 percent from August 2013.
August 2014 YTD light-vehicle sales amounted to 11.1 million, up 5 percent from a year ago. The August 2014 Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate* (SAAR) for light-vehicle sales was 17.5 million, the first time this year that the SAAR value exceeded 17 million sales.
In August 2014 YTD figures, car sales held a market share of 47.7 percent, with sales up 80 basis points from a year ago, while corresponding figures for light trucks put the light-truck share at 52.3 percent, with sales up 9.1 percent from a year ago. (Read more)
New Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks
There were 15,637 medium-duty truck sales in August 2014 – down 8.9 percent from July 2014 and up 15.7 percent from August 2013.
There were 19,627 heavy-duty truck sales in August 2014 – up 4.4 percent from July 2014 and up 28.4 percent from August 2013.
Medium- and heavy-duty truck sales amounted to 35,264 units for the month. The August 2014 Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR*) for medium- and heavy-duty truck sales was
For August 2014 YTD, medium-duty truck sales amounted to 120,099 units, up 10.3 percent from a year ago, and heavy-duty truck sales amounted to 138,210 units, up 18.7 percent from a year ago. Collective medium and heavyduty truck sales were 258,309 units for August 2014 YTD. (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. |