Table 1-12: U.S. Sales or Deliveries of New Aircraft, Vehicles, Vessels, and Other Conveyances

Table 1-12: U.S. Sales or Deliveries of New Aircraft, Vehicles, Vessels, and Other Conveyances

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Number of civilian aircraft (shipments)                                                
Transport a 245 233 311 315 387 278 521 589 567 408 309 256 269 374 559 620 485 526 379 281 (R) 285 (R) 290 398 441
Helicopters N 598 482 864 1,366 384 603 571 324 258 308 292 278 346 363 361 493 415 318 517 805 947 898 1,009
General aviation 7,588 11,852 7,283 14,072 11,881 2,029 1,144 1,021 899 964 928 1,077 1,115 1,549 2,193 2,475 2,802 2,618 2,196 2,130 (R) 2,344 (R) 2,850 3,147 3,279
Highway                                                
Passenger car (new retail sales) 6,641,000 9,332,000 8,399,000 8,624,000 8,979,000 11,043,000 9,300,000 8,175,000 8,214,000 8,518,000 8,990,000 8,635,000 8,526,000 8,272,000 8,141,721 8,698,284 8,846,625 8,422,625 8,103,229 7,610,481 (R) 7,545,149 (R) 7,719,553 7,820,854 7,618,413
Motorcycle (new retail sales)b N N 1,125,000 940,000 1,070,000 710,000 303,000 280,000 278,000 293,000 306,000 309,000 330,000 356,000 432,000 546,000 710,000 850,000 936,000 1,001,000 1,063,000 1,149,000 1,190,000 1,124,000
Truck (factory sales)c 1,194,475 1,716,564 1,660,446 2,231,630 1,667,283 3,464,327 3,725,205 3,387,503 4,062,002 4,895,224 5,640,275 5,713,469 5,775,730 6,152,817 6,435,185 7,345,019 7,022,478 6,223,586 6,963,720 7,143,429 7,466,739 (R) 7,246,737 6,442,831 6,200,712
Bus; includes school bus (factory sales) U 35,241 31,994 40,530 34,385 33,533 32,731 24,058 22,484 24,549 22,409 23,918 27,583 26,882 27,483 U U U U U U U U U
Recreational vehicle (shipments) N 192,830 380,300 339,600 178,500 351,700 347,300 293,700 382,700 420,200 518,800 475,200 466,800 438,800 441,300 481,200 418,300 321,000 378,700 377,800 412,100 419,500 416,800 353,500
Bicycled N N N N 9,000,000 11,400,000 10,800,000 11,600,000 11,600,000 13,000,000 12,500,000 12,000,000 10,900,000 11,000,000 11,100,000 11,600,000 11,900,000 11,300,000 13,600,000 12,900,000 13,000,000 14,000,000 12,700,000 12,800,000
Transit cars (deliveries)                                                
Motor bus e (R) 2,806 3,000 1,424 5,261 4,572 (R) 5,390 (R) 5,728 (R) 5,961 (R) 4,668 (R) 6,524 (R) 9,740 (R) 9,317 (R) 9,328 (R) 10,529 (R) 9,970 (R) 11,331 (R) 11,916 (R) 15,958 (R) 10,600 (R) 11,754 (R) 9,373 (R) 10,394 (P) 10,944 U
Light rail 0 0 0 0 32 63 55 17 35 54 72 38 39 76 80 123 136 111 107 169 127 129 (P) 102 U
Heavy rail 416 580 308 127 130 441 10 6 163 260 55 72 10 34 120 122 204 751 828 470 76 50 (P) 462 U
Trolley bus 0 0 0 1 98 0 118 149 0 24 36 3 3 0 54 0 0 149 88 103 31 23 (P) 6 U
Commuter rail 214 666 302 2,165 152 179 83 187 110 8 47 38 111 198 122 132 116 54 166 338 571 476 (P) 137 U
Class I rail (deliveries)                                                
Freight car f 57,047 77,822 66,185 72,392 85,920 12,080 32,063 24,678 25,761 35,239 48,819 60,853 57,877 50,396 75,685 74,223 55,791 34,260 17,714 32,184 46,871 68,612 74,729 U
Locomotive 389 1,387 1,029 772 1,480 522 530 472 321 504 821 928 761 743 889 709 640 710 745 587 1,121 827 922 U
Amtrak (deliveries)                                                
Passenger train car N N N 109 109 N 58 0 0 0 64 76 92 10 0 0 26 U U U U U U U
Locomotive N N N 30 17 10 0 0 20 26 18 10 0 111 35 0 4 U U U U U U U
Water transport                                                
Merchant vessel g 20 13 13 15 23 14 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 2 0 2 2 6 (R) 5 7 U U
Recreational boat h N N N N 569,700 636,800 494,700 448,000 466,750 498,775 576,200 663,760 634,750 610,100 (R) 571,400 (R) 582,500 576,800 880,300 844,100 837,900 870,100 (R) 864,450 912,130 841,820

KEY: N = data do not exist; P = preliminary; R = revised; U = data are not available.

a U.S.-manufactured fixed-wing aircraft over 33,000 pounds empty weight, including all jet transports plus the 4-engine turboprop-powered Lockheed L-100.

b Includes domestic and imported vehicles. Prior to 1985, all terrain vehicles (ATVs) were included in the motorcycle total. In 1995, the Motorcycle Industry Council revised its data for the years 1985 to present to exclude ATVs from its totals.

c Includes large passenger or utility vehicles that may be considered cars in other tables, and starting in 1999 includes buses.

d Includes domestic and imported vehicles, wheel sizes 20 inches and over. Data from 1997 onwards are projections.

e Buses or bus-type vehicles only. Includes demand response beginning from 1985. Excludes vanpool vans and most rural and smaller systems prior to 1984. Motor bus numbers in this table are not comparable to the numbers reported in earlier editions due to changes in the methodology by the American Public Transit Association. Transit motor bus figure is also included as part of the bus total in the highway category.

f Includes all railroads and private car owners.

g Self-propelled, 1,000 or more gross tons.

h Retail unit estimates. Includes outboard, inboard, and sterndrive boats, jet boats (since 1995), personal watercraft (since 1991), sailboats, canoes, and kayaks (since 2001). Also includes inflatable boats (except 1992 to 2002) and sailboards (until 1990).

NOTE

Truck sales for 1960 and for 1999 and later includes buses.

SOURCES

Civilian aircraft:

1960-1994: Aerospace Industries Association, Aerospace Facts and Figures (Washington, DC: Annual issues), Civil Aircraft Shipments.

1995-2007: Aerospace Industries Association, Aerospace Statistics, Group 1: General Statistics, Series 02 Year-End Review and Forecast, Year-End Data Table, table 5, available at http://www.aia-aerospace.org/industry_information/economics/aerospace_statistics/ as of March 17, 2009.

Highway:

Passenger cars and trucks:

1960-80: American Automobile Manufacturers Association, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 1998 (Southfield, MI: 1999), p. 21 (passenger car) and p. 6 (truck).

1985-2007: Ward's Communications, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 2008 (Detroit, MI: 2008), p. 21 (passenger car) and p. 8 (truck).

Motorcycles:

1970-2000: Motorcycle Industry Council, Inc., Motorcycle Statistical Annual, 2001 (Irvine, CA: 2002), p. 8 and similar tables in earlier editions.

2001-02: Motorcycle Industry Council, Inc., Motorcycle Sales Rev Up for 11th Straight Year, media release, Feb. 13, 2004, available at http://www.mic.org as of June 24, 2004.

2003-05: Motorcycle Industry Council, Inc., Motorcycle and Scooter Sales Climb for 14th Consecutive Year, media release, Feb. 16, 2007, available at http://www.motorcycles.org as of Apr. 23, 2007.

2006-07: Motorcycle Industry Council, Inc., Motorcycle and Scooter Sales Top One Million for Record Sixth Consecutive Year, media release, Feb. 13, 2009, available at http://www.motorcycles.org as of March 2009.

Buses:

1965-97: American Automobile Manufacturers Association, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 1998 (Detroit, MI: 1998), p. 6 and similar tables in earlier editions.

1998: Ward's Communications, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 1999 (Detroit, MI: 1999), p. 6 and similar tables in earlier editions.

Recreational vehicles:

1965-75: Ibid., Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 1998 (Detroit, MI: 1998), p. 12 and similar tables in earlier editions.

1980-2007: Ward's Communications, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 2008 (Detroit, MI: 2008), p. 13.

Bicycles:

1980-2005: National Bicycle Dealers Association, Industry Overview, available at http://www.nbda.com as of Apr. 23, 2007, and personal communication Sept. 24, 1996.

2006-07: National Bicycle Dealers Association, A Look at the Bicycle Industry's Vital Statistics, available at http://www.nbda.com as of March 2009.

Transit:

American Public Transit Association, Public Transportation Fact Book (Washington, DC: Annual issues), available at http://www.apta.com as of March 17, 2009.

Class I rail:

Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts 2007 (Washington, DC: 2006), p. 55 and similar pages in earlier editions.

Amtrak:

1975-80: Ibid., Railroad Facts 1997 (Washington, DC: 1997), p. 17 and similar pages in earlier editions.

1985-2000: Amtrak, Amtrak Annual Report, Statistical Appendix (Washington, DC: Annual issues).

Water:

Merchant vessel:

1960-2002: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Merchant Fleets of the World (Washington, DC: Annual issues) and personal communications Sept. 2, 2003, Mar. 1, 2005, and Jan. 9, 2006.

2003-05: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, personal communications, June 21, 2007.

Recreational boat:

1980-1997: National Marine Manufacturers Association, Boating 2004 (Chicago, IL: 2005), annual retail unit estimates, available at http://www.nmma.org as of Feb. 7, 2006.

1998-2007: National Marine Manufacturers Association, 2007 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract (Chicago, IL: 2007), available at http://www.nmma.org as of March 17, 2009.