Amy Alexander

Amy
Alexander
Data Analyst,
Wards Intelligence

Amy reports on monthly new-vehicle sales and inventory. She also researches and analyzes ADAS applications and trends in the U.S.

Articles
Canada Big Truck Sales Soar 32.1% 
A loss by Class 4 didn’t stop Canada medium- and heavy-duty truck sales from posting a 32.1% gain in August.
U.S. Big Trucks Up 18.6% in August 
Two of five weight classes posted declines in August, but not enough to offset large gains by Classes 5 (+7.0%) and 8 (+39.3%).
Rearview Cameras Hit 98.5% Penetration Rate for Midyear 2018 
U.S. rearview camera installation rate hit 98.5% for the ’18 model year before the May 2018 regulation takes full effect.
Mexico Car and Light-Truck Sales Down 5.3% in August 
Total Mexico light-vehicle sales dropped 5.3% in August, with light trucks down 3.7% and passenger cars 6.2%.
Canada LV Sales Slipped 0.8% in August 
Canada light-truck sales grew 2.5% for the month to 127,951 units from year-ago’s 124,776, while car sales fell 7.8%.
Canada Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Up 36.8% 
July marks the 17th consecutive month of year-over-year gains for Canada medium- and heavy-duty truck sales.
U.S. Class 8 Sales Soar 40.4% 
A 29.5% July gain left U.S. medium- and heavy-duty truck sales up 18.2% for 2017.
Mexico LV Sales Down 2.6% in July 
Mexico car sales dropped 5.0%, offsetting the 1.6% growth in light-truck sales in July.
Canada LV Sales Up 1.4% in July 
July marked the 12th month of consecutive year-over-year losses for Canadian car sales, while light-truck sales were up 3.0%.
Canada Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Soar 28.8% 
Despite drops by Classes 4 and 5 in June, Canada big-truck sales were up 24.3% to 4,947 in June.
U.S. Big Trucks Up For 13th Consecutive Month 
Gains by Classes 6 and 8 kept U.S. medium- and heavy-duty truck sales 9.9% above year-ago in June.
Mexico LV Sales 8.4% Behind Year-Ago 
Mexico light-truck sales up 1.5%, but a 15.7% plummet in car sales drove June light-vehicle sales down 9.6%.
Canada LV Sales Down 5.3% in June 
Canada light-vehicle sales down 5.3% in June and 0.2% through the second quarter.
U.S. Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Up 11.3% 
U.S. big trucks up 11.3% in May, with all classes posting gains except Class 5, down 0.8%.
Mexico LV Sales Down 10.5% in May 
Car sales were down 14.5% in May, driving Mexico light-vehicle sales to drop 10.5%.
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Jan 1, 2018
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2018 Commercial Vehicle Report  

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Commercial Vehicle Utilization Report  

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2017 U.S. Light-Vehicle Equipment Report  

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Japan Vehicle Sales, June 2018  

Japan vehicle sales by vehicle type, company, and model line for June 2018....More
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% Factory Installed Electronic/ADAS Equipment on U.S. Cars and Light Trucks, '18 Model Year MIDYEAR  

U.S. electronic equipment installation rates on cars and light trucks by company, brand, and model line for the 2018 model year. Includes ADAS, navigation, sound, and entertainment systems....More
Sep 21, 2018
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% Factory Installed Equipment on U.S. Cars and Light Trucks, '18 Model Year MIDYEAR  

U.S. equipment installation rates on cars and light trucks by source, company, brand, and model line for the 2018 model year. Includes air conditioning, power equipment, leather seats, and styled wheels....More

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