'Clunkers' buyers seek fuel economy - Ford analyst

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* Says buyers favor small, fuel-efficient vehicles * Says impact on July auto sales unclear DETROIT, July 31 (Reuters) - Consumers taking part in the U.S. government's "Cash for Clunkers" program have aimed more for smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles than larger trucks, Ford Motor Co's sales analyst said on Friday. "This program seems to be achieving its desired ends," George Pipas said in a telephone interview. "They wanted a program that would jump-start auto sales as a way to ...

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