U.S. light-vehicle sales are poised for another strong month in spite of recent signs that the economy will begin to slow in the second half of this year, a Ward's forecast shows. Ward's is forecasting August light vehicle sales to total 1.458 million units for a daily selling rate (DSR) of 56,077, 18.6% above same-month 1998's DSR of 47,275 — 26 selling days both periods. It will be the 12th consecutive month that the DSR has increased over the same year-ago month and the longest such ...

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