U.S sales will continue relatively flat with year-ago results in September, based on a Ward's forecast for the month. Keeping the sales at year-ago levels are competitive pressures, thanks to the expanding product mix of several foreign-based companies and a heavy load of inventories on dealer lots. Ward's is forecasting September U.S. light vehicle sales to total 1.41 million units, for a daily selling rate (DSR) of 56,400, slightly above same-month 1999's 55,924 — 25 selling days both ...

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