Last year's sales fell 9.6%, the second straight annual decline.
August sales of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles rose 25.8% over a year earlier to 109,000. For the year to date, sales were off 26.4% at 596,000.
SUV sales rose 6.5% to 800,000. They were off 8.7% for the first eight months of the year at 5.2 million. Sedan sales gained 5.8% to 821,000. For the year to date, they fell 18.8% to 5.3 million.
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