DETROIT – U.S. sales took a wholly unexpected dive in May, with volume sales declining to a 5-year low for the month and the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) falling to the lowest for any month in more than four years (view related data:Ward’s U.S. Light Vehicle Sales for May). Much of the decline centered on sales to individual consumers. Ford Motor Co. said its fleet sales increased over year-ago, and General Motors Corp. reported that its sales decline to individuals was larger ...
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