Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1913-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1940-1947 (3)--Original Data, 1940-1964. Data Represent Factory Sales. Some Changes In Classification Were Made -- Station Wagons, Ambulances, Funeral Cars, And School Buses Are Classified With Passenger Cars Or Trucks Depending On Whether The Chassis Are Designed Primarily For Passenger Cars Or Trucks Respectively; Station Wagons Are Almost Entirely Classified With Passenger Cars, While School Buses Are Classified With Trucks (In Former Series Most Of These "Special Purpose" Cars Were Classified With Trucks). Figures Also Include Data For Motor Coaches, Not Available Separately During The War Period. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Survey Of Current Business, June 1947, P. 42, And Following Issues
This NBER data series m01144c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01144c
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Automobile Production, Trucks for United States [M0144CUSM607NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0144CUSM607NNBR/, June 2, 2015.