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Automakers release sales figures and ponder the road ahead

Mitchell Hartman Aug 1, 2018
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Cars are prepared for distribution at a Ford factory on January 13, 2015. 
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The big U.S. and foreign automakers release their July sales numbers Wednesday. Car and light-truck sales have been strong so far this year — with consumer confidence up, the job market good, and people banking a little more income from the recent tax cuts. How does the rest of the year look for automakers?

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