Auto Market Becomes a Hard Sell in U.S. as Chance of Record Dims

  • Sales incentives, while at high level, aren’t drawing buyers
  • Industry’s annual sales rate slipped to 17 million in August

U.S. Auto Sales Slow in August as Truck Sales Soften

The auto market that once invigorated the U.S. economy has become a tough sell, with every major automaker missing analysts’ estimates for August in a further sign that the industry’s six-year growth run has hit the end of the road.

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