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US Auto Sales Total Annualized SA+ Add to Watchlist
SAARTOTL:IND15.24 0.36 2.42%
As of 15:55:22 ET on 06/03/2013.
Snapshot for US Auto Sales Total Annualized SA (SAARTOTL)
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The underlying data is currently provided by Ward's Automotive Group.Further information on the use of auto unit sales in the preparation of PCE estimates can be found in U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Personal Consumption Expenditures, Methodology Paper Series MP-6 (1990). http://www.bea.gov/national/index.htm SAARTOTL Index: the seasonlly adjusted annual sales of total light vehicles sold in U.S., in millions.Total sales are broken down by cars and light trucks that are manufactured in U.S., Mexico and Canada (Domestic), and those manufactured elsewhere (Imported). These figures in SAAR index are calculated as follows: the monthly sales divided by the SAAR factors (The Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Selling Rate) provided by the Commerce Dept. The SAAR factors adjust for seasonal changes in sales and annualize the figures, making comparisons of the monthly data moremeaningful, Please see ATSL