DETROIT – Yearly light-vehicle sales in the U.S. will hit 20 million units for the first time ever in roughly 10 years, predicts a General Motors Corp. executive. “I think we’ll get close to it early to mid next decade. I believe we’ll be close to 19 million units by the end of this decade,” Paul Ballew, executive director-market and industry analysis, says at GM headquarters here during a year-end media briefing. Paul Ballew predicts worldwide sales will total 19 million within ...

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