Season's deals drive up auto sales

U.S. purchases rise 1% in November, outpacing forecasts

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:50 a.m.

Stormtroopers promoting the Star Wars film franchise stand beside a Nissan Titan concept vehicle Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Black Friday deals and strong consumer confidence pushed auto sales higher in November despite waning demand for post-hurricane replacement vehicles.

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