Consumers are expected to keep snapping up cars and trucks, due in part to the improving housing market.
Consumers are expected to keep snapping up cars and trucks, due in part to the improving housing market. - 
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Chrysler and Ford are reporting strong sales numbers, particularly truck sales, for June. Though manufacturing data across several other industries is down.

Juli Neimann, analyst at Smith Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio with the details. 

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