October Pickup Truck Sales Rebound Despite Government Shutdown

October pickup truck sales finished strong even though there were plenty of voices on both sides of the argument about whether the partial government shutdown could impact consumer confidence. As it turned out, October sales numbers were even stronger than September.

All of the big truck makers were up by double digits, with both the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra half-tons bouncing back from a tough September. Ram continues to enjoy strong sales, leading all full-size pickup year-over-year sales percentage growth.

(more on October pickup truck sales . . . )