Gloomy car sales don’t mean a slump at all!

The car sales market is not that gloomy as you might already think considering total sales have fallen for six consecutive months. With the slowdown largely a product of reductions in less-profitable fleet deliveries, retail sales have slipped less than 1 percent from a year ago.

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The fact that consumers are snapping up high-margin SUVs and crossovers instead of less-expensive sedans has been a boom to Detroit automakers. After hitting the 10 million mark for the first time in 2016, U.S. light-truck sales rose 4.7 percent in the first half, setting records in every month except April and heading toward a total for the year of more than 11 million.

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