US car sales in December 2015 were up by by 8.9% compared to December 2014 – a higher growth rate than in November (1.2%), but slightly slower than in the months prior (September and October both saw growth of over 10%). Ultimately, though, the growth rate in December was faster than for the year overall (5.7%), showing that not only the market was growing quickly, but that the growth rate was in fact accelerating over time.
Please note: for those of you interested in US auto sales statistics, Bart & Kriss have been working very hard these last couple of months to add US brand- and model specific pages to the already existing European and Chinese car sales data pages. Use the drop-down menu on the top right-hand corner of this site to browse for car sales data of every brand and model sold in the US since 2003. [Read more…]