Sales of new vehicles in Canada fell 9.5 percent in June, extending the streak of monthly declines to 16.
Unlike recent previous months, during which a single automaker managed to drag down the monthly overall sales total, every major automaker from Detroit to Japan posted declines.
Bigger automakers, such as Nissan, Honda, Toyota, and FCA, all saw their sales fall. Nissan sales fell 13 percent, Honda sales were off 10 percent, FCA sales decreased 4 percent, and Toyota sales dipped 2.2 percent.
Smaller players, such as Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen and Subaru, were also down slightly.
Luxury automakers didn’t fare well, either. Mercedes-Benz sales were down 19 percent while BMW fell 16 percent.
And Tesla sales were cut in nearly half, down 47 percent to an estimated 650 deliveries.
The industry in Canada hasn’t seen a monthly increase in sales since February 2018. That month marked the start of the current losing skid and led to an annual sales decline last year for the first…