Are the glory days back again for the auto industry? June sales came in at a pace that was much stronger than many analysts were expecting and could hit the rate of 16 million vehicles.
"I'm not surprised," said Karl Brauer, senior analyst with Kelley Blue Book. "I feel like the market continues to be strong and any sign of good news with the economy is convincing people it's time to go buy a new car or truck."
While almost every auto maker reported stronger than expected sales in June, the numbers from the Big 3 and the strength of their truck sales were noteworthy.
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