Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Subaru and Mazda posted lower U.S. sales in August as some quirks in the reporting calendar and ongoing challenges from the pandemic put a slight pause on the industry's steady rebound. Volume rose for the third straight month at Volvo.
In a fresh sign the market continues to recover from the pandemic, Toyota, Honda and Kia in July posted their smallest decline in U.S. sales since the coronavirus outbreak took hold. Hyundai and Mazda posted gains, and volume rose for the second straight month at Volvo. The SAAR topped 14.5 million.