A better-than-expected rebound in retail deliveries, after a surge in December caused a huge trough in the first two months of 2005, lifted U.S. light-vehicle sales above expectations in March. March sales equated to a 16.8 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), up from 16.7 million a year ago. It was the second straight month the SAAR increased from the prior period, and it helped the first quarter pull even with year-ago at 16.5 million. (See related data: Ward’s U.S. Light ...

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