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Tue Sep 4, 2012, 11:01 AM

U.S. Auto Sales Speed Up In August: Ford, GM And Chrysler Book Double-Digit Gains [View all]

Source: Forbes

That slowdown in the U.S. economy didnít seem to hurt auto sales in August as Ford Motor, General Motors and Chrysler each reported solid gains from a year ago.

Ford recorded better sales across the board Ė in cars, utilities and trucks Ė for a 13% increase, and said retail sales were up 19% in August. Rising fuel prices, with gasoline up 20 cents a gallon from a month ago at a national average of $3.82 according to AAA, drew buyers toward more fuel-efficient vehicles according to Fordís VP of sales and marketing Ken Czubay.

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveschaefer/2012/09/04/ford-sales-speed-up-climb-13-in-august/

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