TABLE-May US auto sales 11.6 mln annualized rate

DETROIT , June 2 (BestGrowthStock) – Automakers reported a 19 percent U.S. sales
increase in May from a year earlier with a seasonally adjusted annualized rate
of sales reaching 11.63 million vehicles.

The annualized rate is followed by economists and calculated using seasonal
factors supplied by the U.S. Commerce Department that account for sales from
vehicles produced in North America or overseas.
INDUSTRY TOTALS

May-10 May-09 % CHG
Total industry 1,102,899 925,924 19.1%
Total car 566,955 488,045 16.2%
Total truck 535,944 437,879 22.4%
Domestic car 381,385 317,117 20.3%
Domestic truck 458,314 355,749 28.8%
Import car 185,570 170,928 8.6%
Import truck 77,630 82,130 -5.5%

YR-TO-DATE PRV YEAR % CHG
Total industry 4,630,284 3,949,339 17.2%
Total car 2,384,705 2,023,635 17.8%
Total truck 2,245,579 1,925,704 16.6%
Domestic car 1,468,554 1,294,801 13.4%
Domestic truck 1,868,992 1,521,565 22.8%
Import car 777,025 728,834 6.6%
Import truck 376,587 404,139 -6.8%
U.S. seasonally adjusted annualized sales (millions)

May-10 May-09
Domestic car 3.79 3.19
Domestic truck 5.13 4.05
Import car 1.83 1.71
Import truck 0.88 0.92
Total 11.63 9.87
SOURCE: Autodata Corp and Reuters calculations
ADVISORY – U.S. monthly auto sales tables

Reuters is adding a comprehensive table for the top selling automakers in
the United States, and a second table detailing total car and light truck sales
by production location and seasonally adjusted annualized rate of sales. As
part of this reformatting, Reuters is discontinuing some individual automaker
sales tables as of July 1.

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TABLE-May US auto sales 11.6 mln annualized rate