US November auto sales steady, but Ch...

US November auto sales steady, but Chrysler falls

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U.S. auto sales in November showed more signs of stability, with Ford and Toyota reporting steady to higher sales.

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Windsor Dick

AOL

#1 Dec 1, 2009
The problem not Chryslers
Or Canada or Fiat.
What wrong with this people are buying Kia's
With no benifit To North America People
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#2 Dec 1, 2009
No money. No jobs. Can't have one with out the other.

lfc

Since: Aug 09

Cape Girardeau, MO

#3 Dec 1, 2009
http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2009/12/...

December 1st, 2009 by Bill Cawthon

Chrysler Group market share increased compared with October 2009

* Dodge Journey sales increased 93% compared with the same time period last year
* Dodge Avenger sales increased 51% versus November 2008
* Chrysler Sebring Sedan sales increased 84% compared with the same time period last year
* Jeep Brand sales increased 14% compared with the previous month

Chrysler Group today reported sales increases on several models, both year-over-year and month-over-month. The Chrysler Sebring Sedan, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Journey and Dodge Grand Caravan all reported year-over-year sales increases. The Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring Convertible, Jeep® Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Dodge Viper, Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis all reported month-over-month sales increases.

“The company showed some encouraging signs this month, providing a good foundation going forward and reinforcing our promising future which everyone in the company is excited about,” said Fred Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer–Ram Brand and Lead Executive for the Sales Organization, Chrysler Group LLC.“Consumer confidence is building now that we’ve released our five-year business plan, and we’re showcasing our brands, great products and cool features in new advertising.”

Chrysler Group reported total U.S. sales for November of 63,560 units, increasing its market share to 8.4%. Sales declined 25% versus November 2008. The company finished the month with 176,282 units in inventory, representing a 64-day supply. Inventory is down 56% compared with November 2008. Overall industry figures for November are projected to come in at an estimated 11.0 million SAAR.

Highlights:

* Jeep Brand sales increased 14% compared with October 2009. Jeep Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot all posted increased sales versus October 2009.
* Chrysler Sebring Sedan increased sales 84%(2,674 units) compared with November 2008. Chrysler PT Cruiser and Chrysler Sebring Convertible both posted sales increases versus last month.
* Dodge Journey sales increased 93%(5,434 units) versus the same time period last year, Dodge Avenger saw sales increase 51%(3,571 units) compared with November 2008, and Dodge Grand Caravan sales increased 35%(8,171 units) versus November 2008. Dodge Viper increased sales compared with the previous month.
* Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis vehicles both posted sales gains compared with October 2009.

In November, overall Mopar U.S. net sales were consistent with last month’s sales. Compared with the same time period last year, Mopar accessory sales per new unit were up 8% while service contracts per new unit sold increased 7%. Mopar sales for Remote Start are up 20% versus 2008.

Later this month, Mopar will begin taking orders for FLO TV, a feature that offers Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram buyers live, mobile television. Chrysler Group LLC will be the first automaker in the U.S. to offer live, mobile TV.
liner

Bronx, NY

#4 Dec 1, 2009
lfc wrote:
http://www.allpar.com/news/ind ex.php/2009/12/chrysler-group- llc-reports-november-2009-u-s- sales
December 1st, 2009 by Bill Cawthon
Chrysler Group market share increased compared with October 2009
* Dodge Journey sales increased 93% compared with the same time period last year
* Dodge Avenger sales increased 51% versus November 2008
* Chrysler Sebring Sedan sales increased 84% compared with the same time period last year
* Jeep Brand sales increased 14% compared with the previous month
Chrysler Group today reported sales increases on several models, both year-over-year and month-over-month. The Chrysler Sebring Sedan, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Journey and Dodge Grand Caravan all reported year-over-year sales increases. The Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring Convertible, Jeep® Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Dodge Viper, Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis all reported month-over-month sales increases.
“The company showed some encouraging signs this month, providing a good foundation going forward and reinforcing our promising future which everyone in the company is excited about,” said Fred Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer–Ram Brand and Lead Executive for the Sales Organization, Chrysler Group LLC.“Consumer confidence is building now that we’ve released our five-year business plan, and we’re showcasing our brands, great products and cool features in new advertising.”
Chrysler Group reported total U.S. sales for November of 63,560 units, increasing its market share to 8.4%. Sales declined 25% versus November 2008. The company finished the month with 176,282 units in inventory, representing a 64-day supply. Inventory is down 56% compared with November 2008. Overall industry figures for November are projected to come in at an estimated 11.0 million SAAR.
Highlights:
* Jeep Brand sales increased 14% compared with October 2009. Jeep Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot all posted increased sales versus October 2009.
* Chrysler Sebring Sedan increased sales 84%(2,674 units) compared with November 2008. Chrysler PT Cruiser and Chrysler Sebring Convertible both posted sales increases versus last month.
* Dodge Journey sales increased 93%(5,434 units) versus the same time period last year, Dodge Avenger saw sales increase 51%(3,571 units) compared with November 2008, and Dodge Grand Caravan sales increased 35%(8,171 units) versus November 2008. Dodge Viper increased sales compared with the previous month.
* Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis vehicles both posted sales gains compared with October 2009.
In November, overall Mopar U.S. net sales were consistent with last month’s sales. Compared with the same time period last year, Mopar accessory sales per new unit were up 8% while service contracts per new unit sold increased 7%. Mopar sales for Remote Start are up 20% versus 2008.
Later this month, Mopar will begin taking orders for FLO TV, a feature that offers Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram buyers live, mobile television. Chrysler Group LLC will be the first automaker in the U.S. to offer live, mobile TV.
I downloaded the pdf file from Chrysler too, but you seem to have left out the year over year stats. Can you post them?

lfc

Since: Aug 09

Cape Girardeau, MO

#5 Dec 1, 2009
liner wrote:
<quoted text>
I downloaded the pdf file from Chrysler too, but you seem to have left out the year over year stats. Can you post them?
http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2009/12/... +(Allpar+Chrysler%2C+Dodge%2C+ and+Jeep+News)&utm_content =Yahoo!+Mail
liner

Bronx, NY

#6 Dec 2, 2009
lfc wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2009/12/... +(Allpar+Chrysler%2C+Dodge%2C+ and+Jeep+News)&utm_content =Yahoo!+Mail
Ouch......
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#8 Dec 2, 2009
Thing is. 2008 was not a good year either. You need a list back to about 2003.
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#9 Dec 2, 2009
DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru November 2003

Month Sales DR % Sales CYTD DR %
Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change
Sebring 8,602 5,248 70% 91,664 106,766 -14%
Concorde 1,109 2,190 -47% 27,259 29,028 -6%
300M 1,413 2,109 -30% 23,469 30,015 -22%
LHS 0 0 0% 0 552 -100%
Prowler 0 39 -100% 511 1,289 -60%
Crossfire 652 0 3,410 0
CHRYSLER CAR 11,776 9,586 28% 146,313 167,650 -12%
PT Cruiser 6,872 8,537 -16% 97,317 129,928 -25%
Pacifica 7,142 0 0% 48,197 0 0%
Voyager 1,914 1,852 7% 17,745 35,481 -50%
Town & Country 6,160 8,712 -26% 111,359 116,321 -4%
CHRYSLER TRUCK 22,088 19,101 20% 274,618 281,730 -2%
CHRYSLER BRAND 33,864 28,687 23% 420,931 449,380 -6%
Wrangler 5,831 4,295 41% 63,994 59,279 8%
Liberty 14,023 15,343 -5% 147,387 154,657 -4%
Grand Cherokee 20,587 21,308 0% 184,305 200,109 -8%
JEEP BRAND 40,441 40,946 3% 395,686 414,045 -4%
CP CAR 11,776 9,586 28% 146,313 168,255 -13%
CPJ TRUCK 62,529 60,047 8% 670,304 695,775 -3%
CPJ DIVISION 74,305 69,633 11% 816,617 864,030 -5%
Neon 8,760 9,343 -2% 111,892 118,731 -5%
Stratus 7,262 6,988 8% 93,244 100,926 -7%
Intrepid 2,504 6,904 -62% 73,376 103,437 -29%
Viper 103 45 138% 1,971 1,434 38%
DODGE CAR 18,629 23,280 -17% 280,483 324,528 -13%
Dakota 7,456 8,045 -4% 103,729 122,131 -15%
Ram P/U 33,941 30,585 15% 409,252 362,122 13%
Caravan 14,095 17,888 -18% 214,541 225,675 -5%
Durango 7,737 7,623 6% 98,316 99,498 -1%
Ram Van/Wagon 774 1,785 -55% 20,080 34,968 -42%
Sprinter Van 275 0 0% 1,602 0 0%
DODGE TRUCK 64,278 65,926 1% 847,520 844,394 1%
DODGE DIVISION 82,907 89,206 -3% 1,128,003 1,168,922 -3%
TOTAL CAR 30,405 32,866 -4% 426,796 492,783 -13%
TOTAL TRUCK 126,807 125,973 5% 1,517,824 1,540,169 -1%
TOTAL CAR & TRUCK 157,212 158,839 3% 1,944,620 2,032,952 -4%
Total Minivan 22,169 28,452 -19% 343,645 377,477 -9%
Total Sport Utility 48,178 48,569 3% 494,002 513,543 -3%
Selling Days 25 26 281 282

http://www2.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl...
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#10 Dec 2, 2009
Now if we just pick one of those. How about Dodge Ram P/U

Nov 2003 Ram P/U 33,941 (Month Sales) 30,585 (Pr Yr ) 15% 409,252 ( Curr Yr) 362,122 (Pr Yr) 13%

Nov 2009 Ram P/U 9,787 (Month Sales) 15,538 (Pr Yr )-37% 165,254 ( Curr Yr) 229,222 (Pr Yr)-28%

Curr Yr Nov 2003 409,252
Curr Yr Nov 2009 165,254 (243,998 less)-60%

Now that is WOW!

trix are for kids

Ballwin, MO

#11 Dec 2, 2009
thing is...they count sales as vehicles that leave the factory. NOT vehicles that have been sold to the public. people arent buying chryslers for a reason. the clock is ticking...countdown to liquidation haas begun
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#13 Dec 2, 2009
Some my post was deleted that showed nov 2009

Chrysler Group LLC U.S. Sales Summary Thru November 2009
----------
Month Sales Vol % Sales CYTD Vol %
Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change
----------
Sebring 3,044 2,891 5% 23,023 68,091 -66%
300 1,918 3,423 -44% 34,154 58,645 -42%
Crossfire 0 92 -100% 499 1,911 -74%
PT Cruiser 310 3,597 -91% 17,205 49,087 -65%
Aspen 58 2,013 -97% 5,964 20,739 -71%
Pacifica 0 544 -100% 1,955 6,771 -71%
Town &
Country 7,214 7,457 -3% 76,093 110,411 -31%
CHRYSLER
BRAND 12,544 20,017 -37% 158,893 315,655 -50%
Compass 474 880 -46% 10,826 24,124 -55%
Patriot 1,929 2,461 -22% 28,673 53,057 -46%
Wrangler 4,896 6,140 -20% 75,246 77,567 -3%
Liberty 3,516 4,171 -16% 38,894 62,382 -38%
Grand
Cherokee 3,085 5,203 -41% 46,231 68,174 -32%
Commander 1,439 1,447 -1% 11,021 25,506 -57%
JEEP
BRAND 15,339 20,302 -24% 210,891 310,810 -32%
Caliber 412 2,755 -85% 30,809 81,262 -62%
Avenger 3,571 2,362 51% 35,123 59,913 -41%
Charger 3,404 5,478 -38% 54,378 91,953 -41%
Challenger 2,040 3,364 -39% 23,316 14,821 57%
Viper 43 61 -30% 438 1,020 -57%
Magnum 0 48 -100% 113 6,881 -98%
Journey 5,434 2,815 93% 46,954 42,822 10%
Caravan 8,171 6,055 35% 82,103 116,822 -30%
Nitro 1,164 1,804 -35% 16,235 34,332 -53%
Durango 29 1,662 -98% 3,492 19,985 -83%
DODGE
BRAND 24,268 26,404 -8% 292,961 469,811 -38%
Dakota 663 1,760 -62% 10,072 24,343 -59%
Ram P/U 9,787 15,538 -37% 165,254 229,222 -28%
Sprinter 959 1,239 -23% 6,808 13,468 -49%
RAM
BRAND 11,409 18,537 -38% 182,134 267,033 -32%
TOTAL
DODGE 35,677 44,941 -21% 475,095 736,844 -36%
TOTAL
CHRYSLER
GROUP
LLC 63,560 85,260 -25% 844,879 1,363,309 -38%

TOTAL
CAR 14,432 20,475 -30% 201,855 385,590 -48%
TOTAL
TRUCK 49,128 64,785 -24% 643,024 977,719 -34%

Selling Days 23 25 280 282

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/chrys...
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#14 Dec 2, 2009
Top 5 Chrysler Curr Yr to date 2009

1. Ram P/U 165,254
2. Caravan 82,103
3. Town & Country 76,093
4. Wrangler 75,246
5. Charger 54,378

“Change NAFTA/ Trade Agreements”

Since: May 09

Location hidden

#15 Dec 2, 2009
What is sickening is the amount of Honda's, Toyota's, etc. GM is only doing slightly better than Chrysler.

http://www.just-auto.com/article.aspx...

Year to date, the Detroit automakers were down 29.1% to 4,181,343 with individual falls ranging 18.3%(Ford) to 38.1%(Chrysler). GM was off 31.8%.
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#16 Dec 5, 2009
Does anyone have a link/pic of year over year or sales? What year did Chrysler peak in sales? What is that amount?
chryslerdogit

AOL

#17 Dec 5, 2009
Mexico Made wrote:
Does anyone have a link/pic of year over year or sales? What year did Chrysler peak in sales? What is that amount?
oh my oh my, where did we go wrong.
Mexico Made

Saint Louis, MO

#19 Dec 6, 2009
Those are dodge ram truck sale years.

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