New Motor Vehicle Sales

The number of new motor vehicles sold. Motor vehicles include all trucks, vans, coaches and buses, minivans, sport utility vehicles, and other passenger cars.

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New Motor Vehicle Sales

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New Motor Vehicle Sales
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
New Motor Vehicle Sales
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Feb 15, 2019

The number of new motor vehicles sold in Alberta decreased by 11.8% between December 2017 and December 2018 to 14,538, while the number of motor vehicles sold in Canada decreased by 7.5% over the same period. Sales of passenger vehicles decreased by 25.9% year-over-year, while sales of trucks (including minivans, SUVs, light and heavy trucks, vans, and buses) decreased by 9.2%. In December 2018 trucks comprised 87.0% of all vehicle sales. In 2018, Alberta new motor vehicle sales decreased by 4.8% compared to 2017.