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Fleet Sales Rise 8% 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 commercial fleets from nine manufacturers continued their upward trajectory, increasing 8% to 59,748 in June from year-ago levels, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs outsold passenger cars more than five to one, and increased 6.8% to 50,120 units. Sales of cars rose 14.7% to 9,628 vehicles.

For the first half of 2016, fleet sales have increased 10.9% to 374,321. Truck-based sales have been pacing fleet sales year-to-date with a 13.1% increase to 313,759, while sales of passenger cars are essentially flat with a 0.5% increase to 60,562.

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