U.S. light-vehicle sales are forecast to rebound from September to a 16.85 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) this month. However, October sales will not come close to matching year-ago’s results, when the industry responded to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with 0% financing and deliveries rocketed to an any-month high SAAR of 21.2 million on heavy volume of more than 1.7 million units. Sales are forecast at 1.42 million units, for a daily selling rate of 52,593 ...

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