U.S. light-vehicle sales jumped at the end of March, as the month exceeded forecasts to finish at 855,358 cars and light trucks, the second highest total in the past six months. Daily sales were down more than 34% vs. like-2008 (25 selling days this month, 26 year-ago). However, the rate topped February by 19.5%, easily surpassing the consistent 11% March-February uptick of the last eight years. March marked the seventh consecutive month of sub-1 million unit sales, beginning in ...

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