Erin Sunde

Erin
Sunde
Industry Analyst,
Wards Intelligence

Erin is an Industry Analyst in the Wards Intelligence data and research group.

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The electric vehicle market is opening up to more shoppers without a 6-figure income.
August 2018 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Finished at 16.6 Million SAAR 
U.S. automakers sold 1.47 million light vehicles in August.
Luxury EV Sales to Triple Over Next Seven Years 
New product will compete in a market currently dominated by Tesla.
August U.S. Light-Vehicle Forecast: Market Could Hit 17 Million SAAR 
High inventory of ’18 models and increasing incentive activity may push light-vehicle sales to 1.5 million units in August.
July 2018 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Hit 16.7 Million SAAR 
U.S. automakers sold 1.36 million light-vehicle sales in July.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Forecast: Sales Rate Rises; Inventory Declines 
Although volume is down 2.3% from same-month 2017, the forecasted daily sales rate is a 1.8% increase from year-ago.
Average Fuel Economy Up in First Half of 2018 
New product and rising fuel prices continued to increase demand for electrified vehicles.
June 2018 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry Reached 17.4 Million SAAR 
U.S. automakers sold 1.54 million light-vehicle sales in June.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Forecast: Market Returns to 17 Million SAAR in June 
Collectively, the top automakers will slip 1.6%, while the DSR from rest of the industry will grow 0.6%.
Wards Intelligence | Outlook Q2 2018: Trends in Fuel Economy 
Attendees and Outlook subscribers, download this presentation and video from the June 7th Wards Intelligence Outlook Conference, Q2 2018.
Fuel Economy Index: May Flat with Year-ago 
Rising gasoline prices did not lift consumer demand of electrified vehicles.
U.S. Sales Dip Below 17 Million SAAR in May 
The seasonally adjusted annual rate of sales for May was 16.8 million units, the lowest result since August 2017’s 16.0 million outcome.
May 2018 U.S. LV Sales Thread: Industry to Hit 16.8 Million SAAR 
U.S. automakers to sell 1.58 million light-vehicle sales in May.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Forecast: May Will Finish Near Year-Ago Levels 
Projected May LV sales would bring the industry’s 5-month total to just under 7 million units, a 0.9% uptick from same-period 2017.
Average Fuel Economy Down in April 
Despite a drop in the monthly average, the year-to-date rating is up from like-2017.
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Jan 1, 2018
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2018 Commercial Vehicle Report  

A thorough examination on the state of the U.S. commercial vehicle market, highlighting risks and opportunities for industry players....More
Sep 18, 2017
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Commercial Vehicle Utilization Report  

Commercial Vehicle Brand Utilization Report provides analysis of available data to spot risks and opportunities and help guide business strategy and investment....More
Jun 30, 2017
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2017 U.S. Light-Vehicle Equipment Report  

Data and analysis covering five years of equipment take rates for powertrain, ADAS, safety and other major features....More
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Sep 21, 2018
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Japan Vehicle Sales, June 2018  

Japan vehicle sales by vehicle type, company, and model line for June 2018....More
Sep 21, 2018
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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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