The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Small Business Volume Fleet Sales Decline in Sept.

October 23, 2008

BEND, OR – With overall auto sales down 26.5 percent in September, total fleet and commercial sales "held their own" showing a decline of about 12 percent, according to CNW Research's retail automotive summary for October.   

"The slight improvement seen in August among small business vehicle purchases turned downward [in September] with a 61-percent fall off versus a year ago." 

"State government deliveries of fleet vehicles continue to shrink under a withering contraction of tax revenue and tighter budgets. This segment of the fleet business was off nearly 31 percent in September versus a year ago. While large business fleets are taking fewer cars each month, their share of total fleet/commercial has risen," reported CNW. 

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Clean Energy Fuels provides natural gas fuel for transportation in North America.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher