Keith Naughton and Brett Haensel

Business, Logistics

As Car-Lot Inventories Dwindle, Sales Take a Turn for the Worse

A pickup truck sits at a dealership in Illinois in May. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) A pickup truck sits at a dealership in Illinois in May. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

A year ago, Ford Motor Co. dealer Rhett Ricart had a lot full of cars and hardly any customers. This year, he has a lot full of customers and hardly any cars.

June 30, 2021