Car Industry Carnage: US Auto Sales Down 18.8% For JuneBen Wojdyla7/01/08 7:20pmFiled to: car industry carnageChrysler Sales FiguresChrysler Sales NumbersFeatureFord Sales FiguresFord Sales NumbersGmGM Sales FiguresHonda June Sales FiguresHonda June Sales NumbersHonda Sales FiguresJune 2008 Sales FiguresNissan Sales FiguresNissan Sales NumbersNumbersToyota June Sales FiguresToyota June Sales NumbersIndustry NewsSales124EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkEverybody knew it was coming, but the extent of the disintegration of the US automotive market came clearly into view today as automakers reported their sales figures for June. During a month when the national average price of gasoline topped an average of four bucks, what does one expect? Well — how about an 18.8% decline in sales. Fercrissakes, the Hummer brand saw a year-over-year fall of almost 60%! Un-freakin'-believable. What we have here folks is an automotive bear market — actually probably the worst bear market in the history of the industry. And like all bear markets, there are some clever companies which manage to shine even during the worst of times. Follow along as we discuss today's car industry carnage. These numbers are sourced from Automotive News as well as directly from manufacturers and are unadjusted unless otherwise noted.