Vehicle sales in Canada continued unabated in August, increasing over year-ago for the 15th consecutive month. Sales, including preliminary estimates for some medium- and heavy-duty makes, totaled 141,036 (see data p.2), for a daily selling rate (DSR) of 5,425. That's 8.4% above like-1999's 5,006 DSR — 26 selling days both periods. Year-to-date sales through August total 1,092,828, 5.7% ahead of eight-month 1999's 1,028,949. Light vehicle sales alone posted a DSR of 5,311, 9.1% ahead of ...

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