auto sales

11:36 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Detroit's three car companies report big increase in January sales

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Analysts say sales numbers could be the best since 2008.
Ford Motor Co. said Friday its U.S. sales in January shot up 22 percent, as the Ford Fusion and Ford Escape both hit record January sales figures. The Dearborn automaker's sales of 166,051 vehicles in January capped its best January since 2006.