ESA Car Keys | 4Q auto sales declined 2.3% year-over-year, and the US market finished the 2019 year at 17.1M units, down 0.7%. This marks five consecutive years of 17M+ units sold. Consumers spent more overall on automotive purchases.

General Motors Co. is abandoning its decades-old practice of reporting monthly auto sales, saying a 30-day period doesn’t provide an adequate snapshot of the company’s complex business or the broader industry.