UPDATE 2-JD Power says US May auto sales 'dismal'


* J.D. Power sees 11.9 mln annualized sales rate in May * North American auto production to slow through 2Q * Lower incentives, higher gas prices, Japan crimp sales * Auto recovery to gain steam in second-half 2011-JD Power * May incentives will be lowest in 5 years - Truecar.com (Adds quotes, auto output impact on U.S. GDP, lowering gas prices, byline) By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, May 19 (Reuters) - U.S. May auto sales are off to a "dismal start" as lower sales incentives, thinner ...

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