The traditional April/May sales jump materialized, with May sales increasing 7.8% over April. Compared with last year though, the jump is merely a bump, with only a 0.7% gain based on a daily selling rate of 59,844, with 26 selling days this May, one more day than last year. May's volume of 1,555,947 units compares favorably with year-ago's 1,484,983 and April's 1,332,403. The May seasonally adjusted annual rate slipped slightly to 16.07 million light vehicles from last month's 16.2 ...

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