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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Oregon auto dealers are seeing a growth in local sales and national trends.

Automakers have boosted production, some forgoing usual summertime shutdowns to meet demand. Sales climbed in June, with the Detroit Three collectively reporting a 14 percent year-over-year increase and Japanese automakers posting double-digit growth as they reopen supply chains interrupted by the 2011 tsunami.

While consumer confidence has dropped for four straight months, buyers continue to stream into car lots, attracted in part by low interest rates.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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