U.S. sales roared to their seventh consecutive monthly increase, as March wound up the best first quarter ever. March light vehicle sales totaled 1.534 million units, for a daily selling rate of 56,831 — 27 selling days. That was 7.9% above year-ago's DSR — 26 selling days — and marks a string of increases that started last September. Cars alone increased 4.8% over last year, while trucks were up 11.5%, notably their smallest increase of the entire quarter. The record first-quarter sales ...
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