January 2015 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

January 2015 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

And We're Off to the Races!

Another month is in the books! January is done and gone just like childhood memories of Space Camp. How well did automakers do? Let’s break it down.

Ruinously frigid weather across vast swaths of the United States did little to prevent new-vehicle buyers from venturing out. We in the Midwest are of particularly hearty stock. All told dealers sold nearly 1.2 million cars and trucks. Compared to January 2014 that’s a 13.7 percent increase, good news for just about everyone.