April U.S. light-vehicle sales will fall below March levels, dropping below 1 million units for the third time this year, according to a Ward’s forecast. A rise in the seasonally adjusted annual rate of sales shot the March SAAR to 11.8 million units, due in part to pent-up demand resulting from two months of safety recalls and snowstorms that dampened sales in early 2010, That spike also was supported by large incentive spending, which likely pulled sales out of April, as well. And ...
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