Drive Wire for July 27, 2016: FCA’s 75-Month Run of Sales Growth Was Actually Just 40 Months

Under revised rules for tabulating results, the sales streak ended in 2013.

On today's installment of Drive Wire, The Drive discusses the news that Fiat Chrysler's reported 75-month-long streak of ever-increasing sales actually concluded after 40 months, according to the carmaker's revised method of calculating the number of vehicles it moved. On Tuesday, FCA released a lengthy press release detailing the new way it will be using to calculate vehicle sales; when applied retroactively, it reveals that the company's claimed six-plus year increase in the number of cars and trucks technically concluded in September 2013. For more on this story, check out the video above, as well as the accompanying article right here on The Drive.