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Fleet Sales Spike 21% in February

March 03, 2016

Photo of Ram ProMaster chassis cab van courtesy of FCA US.
Photo of Ram ProMaster chassis cab van courtesy of FCA US.

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufacturers increased 21% to 58,867 units in February from a year ago on the strength of sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs.

Non-rental commercial fleets purchased 28% more vehicles in the truck category than a year ago with 49,328 units. Passenger car sales continued to lag with a 5.7% decline to 9,539 units from a year ago.

Year-to-date commercial fleet sales have increased 15.4% to 105,834 units on the strength of truck sales that have increased 18.2% to 88,986 units. Passenger cars have increased 2.7% to 16,848 for the first two months of 2016.

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