September new-car sales expected to fall
24 Sep 2009
September's new-vehicle retail sales are expected to come in at 590,000 units, according to J.D. Power and Associates -- the lowest selling rate in 2009 -- and down 24 percent from September 2008.
Part of the retail sales drop was an expected effect of the end of this summer's "Cash-for-Clunkers" government payback program, which was intended to stimulate the auto industry. The rest of t