Thanksgiving fattens auto sales

Weekend upswing lifts November rate to year’s best

Posted: December 4, 2013 at 3:30 a.m.

Chris Celiberti looks at the engine of a 2014 Ford Focus at a dealership in East Peoria, Ill., on Saturday. November car and truck sales reached an annual rate of 16.4 million, the best rate of the year.

The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as November sales rose 9 percent to beat strong numbers from a year ago.

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Business, Pages 25 on 12/04/2013


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