U.S. light-vehicle sales on a seasonal basis will decline in August from July, unless incentives start to pull more consumers into the market. Ward’s forecasts August’s seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) at 16.6 million, compared with July’s 17.1 million, the highest since January’s 17.6 million and like-2005’s 16.8 million. Related document: Ward's U.S. Light Vehicle Sales & Inventory Forecast That matches the year-to-date 2006 SAAR through July and is slightly above the weak ...
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