Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Big 3 Market Share Drops to All-Time Low of 50.2%

According to motor vehicle sales data from Motor Intelligence for June 2007, the market share of the Big 3 fell to its lowest level in history of only 50.2% for GM, Ford and Chrysler brands (excluding foreign brands Volvo, Jaguar, Saab, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz). The previous low for the Big 3 was just under 51%, set in January of this year. Japanese carmakers accounted for just under 43% of the market for a new high beating the previous high set in January at just over 42%.

See articles here and here.


At 7/05/2007 8:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Quite a few of the auto industry writers refer to the U.S. market as the "Little 6" nowadays. I have not seen anything that predicts a U.S. market share of over 20% for any producer within the next few years.


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