U.S. light vehicle sales will cruise to a seventh straight increase this month, as March caps off the best first quarter in U.S. history, based on a Ward's Automotive Reports forecast for the month. The current string of monthly increases is the longest over the same year-ago period since 21 straight through June 1994, when the industry was rising from the depths of an economic recession. Ward's forecasts U.S. sales to climb to 1.58 million units, up 11.2% from March 1998 levels, based ...

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