U.S. Auto Dealers Who Survived Debacle See Record Sales

U.S. Auto Dealers Who Survived Debacle See Record Sales

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A 12 percent reduction in the U.S. dealer count since 2008, spearheaded by Chrysler Group LLC and General Motors Co.’s reorganizations and Ford Motor Co.’s restructuring out of bankruptcy, is now translating to record sales and the highest profit in at least five years.