Ward’s is forecasting May U.S. light vehicle deliveries to total 856,000 units, up 5% from April on a daily rate basis (26 days both months) but still down 36% from year-ago levels, when the industry tallied 1.4 million units with just one additional sales day. Related document: Ward’s U.S. Lt. Vehicle Sales and Inventory Forecast A bump in daily sales from April to May has been a near-certain seasonal trend for more than a decade, the lone exception during that time occurring in 2002, ...

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