May light-vehicle sales dropped from April as well as year-ago on a seasonally adjusted basis, although the month still had relatively solid results. May sales equaled a 16.6 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), compared with 17.4 million the prior month and like-2004’s 17.7 million.(See related data: Ward's U.S. Light Vehicle Sales by Brand and Group) More telling regarding the state of the industry is that the year-to-date SAAR through May stands at 16.8 million, same as ...
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