16.4 million new car sales are expected in 2014. Bryant Surety Bonds offers a great overview of the optimistic outlook for car dealerships this year with its new Car Dealers Step on the Gas in 2014 infographic. The main takeaway is that the industry is recovering steadily since its lowest point in 2009.
Auto dealers made $41.3 million in sales last year, and 2014 promises to be even better. The strongest results in 2013 were achieved in new vehicle sales, followed by used car sales and service and parts.
The infographic gives you the opportunity to check out the average annual dealership sales by state, the top three U.S. car manufacturing companies, and the best selling cars of 2013. You’ll also find the total sales of new cars and trucks of the five top-selling states. Spoiler alert: California is the definite leader with $77.5 billion. Whether your dealership is based in the Golden State or not, 2014 is a great year to boost your car sales business and benefit from the positive business conditions.