The United States cover the third larger World's territory guesting the third World's population with over 330 million citizens. Thanks to the unrivaled market oriented economy and full opening at new people and new technologies, the United States represents the world' largest economy since the second world was and only in recent years its global economic hegemony is counteract by emerging Chinese economy and the born of European Community.
The Automotive sector was a key driver of last century development with Ford and General Motors able to dominate the world car sector for decades. In recent years the so called Detroit based Big3 entered in deep difficulties hit by growing competition from Europe and Asia. While Ford was able to evolve thanks to the last CEO Mr. Mullaly, GM and Chrysler had been rescued by the unique support program introduced by Mr. Obama in the 2009 and today the Chrysler group (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram brands) is controlled by the Italian Fiat.
Posting the best April since 2007, the U.S. Car Market gained 8.5% pushed by strong performance of domestic producer, led by Chevrolet, up 1.4 points of share from the previous month. While Nissan and Toyota suffered, Honda was pushed up by Accord.
Posting the 22nd year-on-year increase in a string, the US car market in March was up 3.5%, ending the first quarter up by 6.4%. Chevrolet low sales allowed Toyota advancing in second place, while Nissan Altima strong demand pushed up Nissan performance.
Last February the U.S. car market posted a less powerful increase, only at 3.8%, while SAAR was stable at 15.4 million. Dodge and Nissan kept a great share, while Toyota was back at a "normal" performance after strong January.
Healthy start for the US car market in January, with sales surged by 14.4% from last year. Ford improved share at 15.5% while also followers, Chevrolet and Toyota, improved share at 13.2% and 13.1%.
The US car market posted in December the 18th increase in a row growing 9.1% from last year, more than expected by all analysts. Full Year 2012 sales were up 13.4% and both Hyundai and Kia posted the all-time record sales in the country.
In November, the US car market posted the 17th year-on-year increase in a string growing 15.1% from last year, more than expected by all analysts. Year-to-date sales were up 14.0%. Mercedes and BMW posted strong performance with share up respectively at 2.8% and 2.7%.
October was the 17th year-on-year increase in a string for the US market, up 7.4% from last year. Year-to-date sales were up 13.9%. The Suzuki US announced the use of Chapter 11 protocol to close the US activities after over 27 years.
The American automotive workers, rescued by Obama in the 2009 when over 1 million jobs were saved together with GM and Chrysler, massively voted for their President in the crucial and traditionally republican Ohio. And they gave him Four More Years.
The USA car market posted in September the 16th y.o.y increase in a string with 1.188.899 sales, up 13.3% from last year. YTD September sales at 10.895.000 were up 14.6%. Subprime loans are back in the market while politics discuss over GM and Chrysler rescues value.
In August, the USA car market posted 1.285.202 units, up 19.9% from last year with year-to-date August sales at 9.706.923, up 14.7%. Lexus jumped on top of luxury segment after 2 years, outpacing Mercedes with a share of 1.9%.
The USA car market growth in July was 8.9% with 1.153.000 units. SAAR at 14.1 million was flat on June. The year to date sale were 8.422.000, up 14.0% from previous year. Chevrolet dropped 2.0 points of share from June at the worst share of 2012.
The USA car market growth in June outperformed expectations with 1.285.000 sales, up 22.1% from last year. The year to date sale in June were 7.268.000, up 14.8%. Toyota & Honda have lost share from previous months.
May confirmed to be the strongest month of the year for the American car market, with 1.334.087 sales, up 25.7% from last year. Year to date sales in May were 5.984.101, up 13.4% confirming focus2move.com 2012 forecast at 14.0 million.
No surprises from USA car industry data. The April 1.184.000 sales represented a 2.2% increase over last year and maintain SAAR stable at 14.4 million (it was 14.3 in March). April was the 11th positive month in a row! Now the cumulative sales are 4.650.000, up 10.3 on last year.