Analysis: The actions of the UAW will reverberate through the larger auto business, but nowhere near what was experienced in April 2020. Sales into fleet could suffer in 4Q if a strike is wide and persists. Rental car companies may return to the used car market like they did in 2021 and 2022, driving prices higher.
New-Vehicle Supply Grows Ahead of Potential Strike
The United Auto Workers contract with the Detroit Big 3 automakers expires Sept. 14 as new inventory remains 68% above last year's level.