Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct
Original post made by ralph, Birdland, on Aug 3, 2009
July sales of light vehicles rose 1.6 percent from the same month last year. Ford sold 158,354 vehicles, a 2.2 percent increase over last month and a sign that consumer fears that fueled the worst U.S. auto sales slump in a quarter-century may be easing.
Retail sales which exclude purchases made to government agencies and rental car companies rose 9 percent.
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