Procurement

Fleet Sales Increase 37% in June

July 05, 2016

Photo of 2016 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA.
Photo of 2016 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA.

Sales of vehicles to government agencies from five manufacturers increased 37% to 29,999 in June with trucks outnumbering passenger cars almost five to one, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs increased 49.2% to 24,731, while sales of cars fell 1% to 5,268.

For the first half of 2016, government fleet sales increased 37.9% to 157,374 units. Sales of truck-based vehicles increased 40.9% to 127,388 units, while sales of cars increased 26.4% to 29,986.

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