- Fiat Chrysler reported its U.S. auto sales for the third quarter were down 10% from a year ago.
- Industry forecasters expect domestic U.S. auto sales to be down between 11% and 13% from the third quarter of 2019.
- Despite the decline, the market is showing improvement from the second quarter of this year, which was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Fiat Chrysler and General Motor’s auto sales fell in the third quarter, but both automakers saw a significant rebound in demand from the second quarter when the pandemic wreaked havoc on the industry.
Fiat Chrysler’s sales fell 10% from a year ago, but they jumped 38% from the second to third quarter with 140,265 more vehicles sold from July through September than the previous three months. GM said its sales during the third quarter declined