Trucks Bolster Sluggish Vehicle Sales Through November

(Dodge County) While the pandemic has stalled overall vehicle sales in Dodge County through the first eleven months of the year, the region has seen a slight uptick in truck sales.

According to figures released by the Waterloo-based industry tracking firm Reg-Trak, there were two-thousand-eight-hundred-and-ninety-two (2,892) trucks sold in Dodge County from January through November, an increase of 2.3-perecnt. At the same time, there were 327 cars sold, a drop of 31-percent. Overall, sales were down 2.6-percent to 32-hundred vehicles.

In Columbia County, there were 22-hundred vehicle sales through last month for a decrease of six-percent. Truck sales were down 2.8-percent while car sales dropped 28-percent.

Jefferson County saw over 21-hundred car and light trucks roll off dealer lots, an overall decrease of 16-percent from last year.

For the nine-county, south-central Wisconsin region as a whole, there were just over 38-hundred vehicle sales over the eleven-month period, a decrease of 11-percent. Car sales were down six-thousand-one-hundred-and-fifty-three (6,153) while truck sales dropped to thirty-two-thousand-and-sixty-three (32,063) sold.