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Sales of plumber/shuttle/massive family vans slid 31% in November 2013 and are down 4% through eleven months.
Ford, which owns the largest chunk of the Canadian market - 42% year-to-date - suffered huge declines from both their soon-to-be-replaced vans, the E-Series and Transit Connect, which fell 53% and 62%, respectively. As a result, Ford's market share in the segment fell to 21.3% from 34.6% a year ago, when Canadian E-Series volume wasn't particularly healthy.
Sales of both GM twins slid sharply, as did Mercedes-Benz Sprinter volume. The GMC Savana was Canada's top-selling commercial van for the third consecutive month.
Nissan's NV sales fell 37%, but Nissan's overall commercial van tally rose 65% thanks to the newer, smaller, NV200, helping Nissan's market share climb to 10.3% from 4.3% in November 2012.