U.S. auto makers sold 947,119 light vehicles over October’s 27 selling days, lifting the daily sales rate 17.5% above like-2009 (28 days). Analysis The jump in deliveries lifted the seasonally adjusted annual sales for the month to 12.2 million units, the highest SAAR – other than last August’s “Cash-for-Clunkers” inflated 14.2 million mark – since September 2008. In line with historical trends, October’s DSR was down 8.3% from September’s (over 25 days), marking the second ...

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