U.S. light-vehicle sales broke the 1 million-unit mark in August for the first time in 12 months, with deliveries totaling nearly 1.26 million cars and light trucks. The daily sales rate over 26 selling days climbed 4.9%, compared with year-ago’s 27 days, registering the first positive year-over-year DSR since May 2007 and the first same-month uptick of more than 1% since November 2006. Daily sales also saw a 26.4% gain on July (26 days), the largest month-to-month increase since October ...

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