Strong interest in Ford Motor Co. light-truck products helped keep the auto maker’s sales from sliding further than the double-digit decline it suffered in August, according to Ward’s data. Sales of Ford products – which include the Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo, Land Rover and Jaguar brands – fell 14.8% last month, when results are adjusted for total sales days. Car deliveries dropped 33.7%, despite a recent market trend that has seen volatile gasoline prices discourage shoppers from buying ...

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