Buyers continued their onslaught on U.S. dealers in July as stable prices, combined with market incentives and a strong economy, led light-vehicle sales for the month to a 20.9% increase over last year's same-month results, and eleventh consecutive year-to-year increase. The magnitude of the increase was enhanced by General Motors Corp.'s 62.8% gain, due to the company's normal inventory levels this year vs. last year when parts plant strikes drastically slashed dealer availability of ...
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