Automakers arereporting better than expected sales numbers for the month of August. Thiscomes after sales were down in July. Of the three major u-s automakers, The ChryslerGroup reported increased sales of more than fourteen percent. Some area cardealers say last year’s tsunami was one reason sales were down last year.
Local Car Dealer Alex Carbone says, “The new car inventory is much moreplentiful than it was last year. Of course you remember last year we had thetsunami and all the tragedies that affected our ability to get inventory, we’refollowing the national trend.”
Fuel efficient models were the most popular among carbuyers last month.