Auto sales surge in June, Q2 despite supply constraints

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) slipped by 0.7% for this month’s index reading, as U.S. auto sales surged in June and Q2.

July 2021 Automotive MMI chart

 

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Among the top automakers, General Motors reported its Q2 sales in the U.S. market jumped by 40% year over year.

GM reported sales of 688,236 vehicles in the quarter.

The automaker touted continued robust demand but also noted the ongoing strain on supply stemming from the global

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