The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates the value of transactions in motor vehicles as part of its effort to estimate the nation's Gross Domestic Product. Interactive tables, allowing you to specify time periods of interest, are now are available on BEA's Supplemental Tables section of their National Income and Products Accounts Tables web page.
For additional information, go to BEA's homepage, or phone their Public Information Office at 202-606-9900.
The Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) offers a self-extracting spreadsheet on its web site that contains the following total-industry tables:
i. Tab 1 Domestic auto unit sales
ii. Tab 2 Foreign auto unit sales
iii. Tab 3 Domestic light truck unit sales
iv. Tab 4 Foreign light truck unit sales
v. Tab 5 Heavy truck unit sales
vi. Tab 6 Light vehicle and total vehicle sales
vii. Tab 7 Domestic auto unit production
viii. Tab 8 Canadian and Mexican auto unit imports
ix. Tab 9 Auto unit exports
x. Tab 10 Domestic auto unit inventories, seasonally adjusted
For a directory of all of BEA's National Income and Product Account Tables