F-SERIES SALES SOAR
Ford’s F-series sales have increased for the 16th consecutive month. In August 2018 a whopping 81,839 pickups rolled off of dealer lots. As for Super Duty, more than 50 percent are being optioned with higher-end trim packages, and the average price per Super Duty has reached a record $58,700. On top of that, Ford’s overall average transaction pricing ($1,400 per vehicle) expanded at twice the rate of the industry average in August. Fleet sales also grew by 15 percent, with commercial fleet sales improving by 20 percent. So far for 2018 Ford’s pickup, van, and SUV sales total 1,300,400, up 3.5 percent over 2017 figures.