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November pickup sales sojourn strong, though automobile sales dump 10% from 2016

  • December 04, 2017

The series of new cars and light trucks sole in Canada final month dipped reduce compared with a year ago, according to sales total gathered by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.

Total light automobile sales fell 1.2 per cent to 158,653 in November, compared with 160,573 in a same month of 2016.

The pierce reduce came as automobile sales fell 10 per cent to 44,061 for a month compared with 48,945 in Nov 2016.

Light lorry sales increasing to 114,592 from 111,628.

Ford sales fell 2.8 per cent to 23,775 compared with 24,450 a year ago, while General Motors forsaken 17.2 per cent to 23,612 compared with 28,523 in a same month final year. FCA sales slipped 7.8 per cent to 19,054 compared with 20,674 a year ago.

Light automobile sales for a year-to-date totalled 1.91 million compared with 1.82 million in a initial 11 months of 2016.

Sales of light vehicles in Canada have been relocating aloft month by month for a past 3 years and analysts have likely a slowdown. 

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks rose 1 per cent to scarcely 1.4 million, according to Autodata Corp., a marketplace research firm.

Some analysts primarily likely that Nov sales would dump as post-hurricane sales slowed in Texas and Florida. But Black Friday promotions — that began in early Nov — helped captivate buyers to dealerships.

Article source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/auto-sales-november-2017-1.4431752?cmp=rss

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