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NADA Market Beat

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   By Jonathan Banks, executive automotive analyst for the NADA Used Car Guide

Historical Dealer Count

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Automotive Retailing: State by State

   Individual state reports on the contributions of franchised new-vehicle dealers

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New Light Vehicles

January Sales up Nearly 14% from a Year Ago

Click to view pdfThere were 1.1 million light-vehicle sales in January 2015 in the United States, down 23.5 percent from December 2014 but up 13.7 percent from January 2014.

The Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate* (SAAR) for light-vehicle sales for January 2015 was 16.6 million units.

Car sales were up 7.8 percent from January 2014; cars held a market share of 44.9 percent of light-vehicle sales in January 2015, down from a market share of 47.3 percent last year.

Light-truck sales were up 19 percent from January 2014; light trucks held a market share of 55.1 percent of light-vehicle sales, up from a market share of 52.7 percent a year ago. (Read more)



New Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks

Truck Sales Up Nearly 17% from January 2014

Read moreThere were 30,689 medium- and heavy-duty truck sales in January 2015, down 27.1 percent from December 2014 but up 16.7 percent from January 2014.

Generally, this was a month in which sales performance for the brands was better when compared to sales a year ago than when compared to sales for last month (December 2014).
 
The January 2015 Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate* (SAAR) for medium- and heavy-duty truck sales was 432,392 units.

Medium-duty trucks 
There were 13,316 medium-duty truck sales in January 2015, down 28.9 percent from December 2014 but up 9.6 percent from January 2014.

Heavy-duty trucks
 
There were 17,373 heavy-duty truck sales in January 2015, down 25.7 percent from December 2014 but up 22.8 percent from January 2014. (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.