Trucks come off the assembly line at GM’s Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, July 25, 2018.
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The Big Three Detroit automakers took their biggest share of the market last week since 2006, according to J.D. Power. the combined market share of General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler was 51% to end the week. The Detroit automakers typically represent about 39% to 40% of the U.S. retail market, which excludes sales to fleet customers such as the government and businesses.
While the growth in market share is expected to be temporary, it’s a “good win” for the Detroit automakers in a very challenging market, according to Tyson Jominy, vice president of data and analytics at J.D. Power.
“It’s certainly helpful from a health perspective for the time being,” he…