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May U.S. auto sales projected to rise -- slightly

U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to rise very slightly in May from a year ago, narrowly snapping the industry's streak of four consecutive monthly declines. But one forecaster is cutting its outlook for the year after the spring selling season has come in weaker than anticipated.


Watch for China to shape industry's future

With sales figures like it has, it ought to be China — not the U.S., Europe or Japan — that dictates the future of what we call global vehicles.

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