Volume-weighted, overall car and truck segments both showed gains for the eleventh week in a row, increasing 1.08% overall this week (compared to 1.01% the prior week), according to Black Book.
For the speciric segments, cars overall increased by 1.03% (compared to 0.96% the prior week), and the overall truck and SUV segments increased again this past week at 1.10% (compared to 1.04% the prior week).
The smallest increase this past week was the sub-compact car segment at 0.42%. In sharp contrast, the largest increase was the expensive premium sporty car segment at 1.33%.
For trucks, the only segment not experiencing a large gain was the full-size van segment. This is a segment that has continued to track along as if we are in a “normal” market with only small up and down price changes.