Fleet Sales Fall 7% in July

August 05, 2015

Photo of 2015 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.
Photo of 2015 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.

Sales of vehicles by nine manufacturers to government fleets slipped 7.8% to 21,243 units in July compared to the same month a year ago, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs were essentially flat, falling 1.5% to 14,776 units, while sales of cars fell 23% to 4,804.

For the calendar year through July, fleet sales to government users have fallen 8.7% to 133,706 units compared to a year ago. Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs have increased 1% to 105,173, while sales of cars have fallen 32.7% to 28,533 units.

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