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Bigger incentives by automakers juice July vehicle sales
Bigger incentives by automakers juice July vehicle sales

July is turning out to be a torrid month for auto sales. By the time the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are forecast to have sold 1.4 million vehicles this month, up about 10% from the same month a year earlier, according to the analysts at car shopping company TrueCar.com. Kelley Blue Book, another car sales information company, estimates the pace is even faster -- 11.6% to nearly 1.5 million vehicles. Either way it would be the highest July sales since 2006. “Shoppers are looking past news of recalls and rising gas prices and they’re finding affordable interest rates and other incentives that make it easier to buy a new car,” said Jessica Caldwell, an...

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