The FCA Group’s brand has won market share and boosted profitability by listening more closely to customers and breaking the mold of what a pickup can be. But its president says Ram is not resting, given the hyper-competitiveness of the segment.
Navistar’s first quarter sales slumped in its core North American market and exports softened because of the strong dollar.
Used commercial vehicle sales remained strong in fourth quarter of 2015, IHS Automotive reported.
Sales of commercial heavy-duty trucks will slow as manufacturing and energy industries require fewer trucks, IHS Automotive said.
Robust sales of trucks and sport-utility vehicles pushed global sales at General Motors Co. to 9.8 million vehicles in 2015.
With over 36,000 units sold by July of 2015, this year’s numbers are an improvement over last year, where totals for the first six months of the year were under 30,000.