A year that started out with much promise and high expectation in Canada ended with a slide and a whimper. Sales of new light vehicles ended 1998 only 1.0% ahead of 1997, 1,428,410 to 1,419,258 — despite early forecasts of a possible double-digit improvement similar to the 1996-1997 gains. Even worse, December sales dropped a stark 20.4% from like-1997, 108,265 compared to 136,019 (see data p.4). Granted, December 1997 was influenced heavily by car and truck sales races. Still, the ...
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