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Big dip in U.S. car sales in July 2017

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7% drop in new car sales

The July car sales data for the U.S. is in and the news is not good for the car industry with sales dipping 7% compared to the same month last year.

The slowdown comes after a 3.0% drop in sales in June.

While U.S. car sales across the first seven months of the year are down 2.9% on the same period in 2016.

In total, 1.416 million cars were delivered to U.S. car buyers in the month, down from 1.522 in July last year.

But the news wasn’t all bad for some car manufacturers, in a slowing market these manufacturers all managed to grow their customer base:

While some of the manufacturers hardest hit by the slow down in July 2017 included:

We’ll bring you all the important July 2017 Australian new car sales data as it comes to hand in coming days.

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About Simon Lai 1400 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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