Monthly U.S. Sales
A CHILL IN THE AIRSept. 9
LUXURY: Sales dip 3.6%, led by Mercedes fallSept. 4
HYUNDAI-KIA: Improved retail, product mix, fatter deals deliver gainSept. 4
GM: Volume drops 13% on lower discounts, report saysSept. 4
NISSAN: SUVs, pickups offset weak car demandSept. 4
Nissan North America's sales rose 3.7 percent in August to 112,376 as gains in utilities and pickups helped offset declines across the company's car lineup. The Nissan Division's total truck sales, which include SUVs and pickups, rose 22 percent, while car sales dropped 17 percent.