Automakers Gain Speed at Year-End as U.S. Shoppers Return

Automakers Gain Speed at Year-End as U.S. Shoppers Return

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Customer Frank Barba views 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles at Arrigo Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep car dealership in West Palm Beach, Florida. U.S. buyers are replacing their cars after delaying new-vehicle purchases as long as possible.