|Number of civilian aircraft (shipments)|
|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||(R) 2,200||(R) 2,504||(R) 2,816||(R) 2,634||(R) 2,207||(R) 2,137||(R) 2,355||(R) 2,857||3,147||3,279||3,079|
|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||7,545,149||7,719,553||7,820,854||7,618,413||6,813,369|
|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||(P) 1,087,000|
|Truck (factory sales)c,i||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||7,246,737||6,442,831||6,200,712||4,322,861|
|Bus; includes school bus (factory sales)i||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||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||237,000|
|Transit cars (deliveries)|
|Motor buse||2,806||3,000||1,424||5,261||4,572||5,390||5,728||5,961||4,668||6,524||9,740||9,317||9,328||10,529||9,970||11,331||11,916||15,958||10,600||11,754||9,373||10,394||10,944||(P) 15,090||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||102||(P) 91||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||462||(P) 394||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||6||(P) 2||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||137||(P) 118||U|
|Class I rail (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||U|
KEY: N = data do not exist; P = preliminary; R = revised; U = data are unavailable.
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. Data for Bus and Paratransit are not continuous from 2006 to 2007, please see Methodology, Page iv in 2009 Public Transportation Fact Book Appendix A: Historical Tables for details.
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).
i Truck sales for 1960 and for 1999 and later includes buses.
1960-94: Aerospace Industries Association, Aerospace Facts and Figures (Washington, DC: Annual issues), Civil Aircraft Shipments.
1995-2008: 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_st... as of Dec. 22, 2009.
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).
1985-2008: Ward's Communications, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 2009 (Southfield, MI: 2009), p. 21 (passenger car) and p. 9 (truck).
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.
2006-08: 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.mic.org/newsrelease.cfm as of Dec. 22, 2009.
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.
1965-75: Ibid., Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 1998 (Detroit, MI: 1998), p. 12 and similar tables in earlier editions.
1980-2008: Ward's Communications, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, 2009 (Southfield, MI: 2009), p. 13.
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.
2006-08: National Bicycle Dealers Association, A Look at the Bicycle Industry's Vital Statistics, available at http://www.nbda.com as of Dec. 22, 2009.
American Public Transit Association, Public Transportation Fact Book (Washington, DC: Annual issues), available at http://www.apta.com as of Dec 22, 2009.
Class I rail:
Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts 2008 (Washington, DC: 2008), p. 55 and similar pages in earlier editions.
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).
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.
1980-97: National Marine Manufacturers Association, Boating 2004 (Chicago, IL: 2005), annual retail unit estimates, available at http://www.nmma.org as of Feb. 7, 2006.
1998-2008: National Marine Manufacturers Association, 2008 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract (Chicago, IL: 2008), available at www.nmma.org/facts as of Dec. 20, 2009.