by Calculated Risk on 9/24/2021 07:57:00 AM
From WardsAuto: Disappearing Inventory Taking U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales to Another Low in September (pay content)
Low inventories and supply issues continue to impacting vehicle sales.
This graph shows actual sales from the BEA (Blue), and Wards forecast for September (Red).
The Wards forecast of 12.4 million SAAR, would be down about 5% from last month, and down 23.8% from a year ago (sales were solid in September 2020, as sales recovered from the depths of the pandemic).