U.S. light vehicle sales are set to skyrocket again in September because of better affordability, an improvement in truck inventories and early availability of '00 models. The month also will cap off the best model-year on record. Ward's forecasts U.S. light vehicles sales to total 1.432 million units in September, for a daily selling rate of 57,272 — 12.1% above same-month 1998's 51,115. Sales of domestically made vehicles, alone, are forecasted to increase 9.4%, while imports are pegged ...

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