Monthly U.S. Sales
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U.S. new light-vehicle sales slipped 5 percent in December and dipped 1.8 percent to 17.25 million for all of 2017 -- ending a string of seven annual gains that had propelled the industry to new highs following the 2008-09 market collapse. The SAAR came in at 17.86 million for December, among the year's strongest months.