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https://www.prnewswire.com/news-rele...301033392.htmlFCA US Reports First Quarter 2020 Sales down 10%
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FCA US LLC reported a 10 percent decline in its first quarter sales as the strong momentum in January and February was more than offset by the negative economic impact of the coronavirus in March.
"Our dealers have once again stepped up as pillars of the community as they have continued to provide critical support to our customers on the road," said U.S. Head of Sales Jeff Kommor. "Many have taken extraordinary steps ranging from enhanced sanitizing protocols for their showrooms to the offer of home delivery and other concierge services to keep consumers safe. I applaud all of them for their efforts."
For the quarter, U.S. sales were 446,768 vehicles compared with 498,425 for the same period a year earlier. Retail sales were 306,898 vehicles for the quarter. Fleet accounted for 31 percent of total sales.
Ram pickup trucks were a bright spot as sales rose 7 percent to 128,805 vehicles. Overall, the Ram brand rose 3 percent to 140,486 vehicles. Chrysler Pacifica sales rose 5 percent to 24,525 and Jeep® Gladiator notched sales of 15,259 vehicles. It was the third consecutive quarter Gladiator has surpassed the 15,000 mark.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-rele...301033188.htmlGM Reports First-Quarter U.S. Sales down 7%
DETROIT, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced today that it delivered 618,335 vehicles in the first quarter of 2020, a decrease of about 7 percent compared to a year ago. The industry experienced significant declines in March due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
"In this uncertain and challenging time, GM and our strong network of dealers are here to help, offering concierge service, providing courtesy transportation to customers in need and offering home delivery where permissible," said Kurt McNeil, U.S. vice president, Sales Operations.
In many areas with stay-at-home orders, dealer service operations are considered essential and can remain open to address crucial vehicle needs for essential service providers like first responders, healthcare workers and food supply and delivery workers.
Hyundai Motor America Reports Q1 and March 2020 Sales down 11% and 43% respectively
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America reported total March sales of 35,118 units, a 43% decrease in comparison with March 2019. This result was due to the substantial business disruptions across Hyundai's organization and the entire automotive industry from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Fleet sales were down 54% in March and represented 18% of total volume.
Despite overall sales growing 11% in January and February combined, Hyundai sold a total of 130,875 units in Q1, a decrease of 11% compared with Q1 2019.
Hyundai's retail sales also dropped by 39% in March. While January and February retail sales increased by a combined 24%, Hyundai sold 114,062 retail units in Q1, declining 2% in comparison with Q1 2019.