With a SAAR of 16.2 million (up from 15.2 million in April, 2013), May was a strong month, with sales up 8 percent.
Mitsubishi and Subaru posted big year-over-year gains (47 percent and 22 percent respectively), while Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Chrysler Group and Mazda all posted solid double-digits gains. Ford and Volkswagen Group were both down one percent.
At the brand level, Volkswagen slid 8 percent while Audi jumped by 19 percent. Chrysler brand, Mini and Scion saw the biggest losses, while Jeep brand posted a 52 percent gain. Full table available at Automotive News. Check back next week for more sales insights.