WardsAuto is lowering its U.S. light-vehicle sales outlook for entire-2017 to 16.9 million units from 17.1 million. The previous forecast hinged on stronger volume, especially in Q3, from automakers unloading extra inventory into the market. However, though still possible, a huge bargain-basement sale does not appear to be on their horizon. Manufacturers mostly appear to be maintaining relatively good control over the impulse to jack up incentives – thereby unloading price-discounted ...

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