Americans Flocked to Fuel-Efficient Cars in May; Japan Carmakers Cut Shipments After Quake

U.S. auto sales slumped in May after production problems from the Japan tsunami curtailed imports, but dealers are reporting that fuel-efficient vehicles are sailing off their lots. Jennifer Brundage, e-Commerce sales manager at a Ford dealer near Buffalo, N.Y., said despite renewed concerns the economic recovery, business has been strong in the past six months, especially for cars that get good gas mileage. "People are trading in their SUVs and buying more gas-friendly vehicles," Brundage...Full Story
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