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The Auto Industry Rallying With 19,000 New Jobs

More people buying cars at astonishing rates the industry can hardly keep up with.
1:18 | 09/06/13

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oppose. Next, we turn to jobs in america. And the monthly report today showing 169,000 jobs created last month. Less than hoped. Less than experts predicted. The unemployment rate did inch down to 7.3%. But inside the number is a sign that your neighbors are eager to buy a hot car, or several of them. And the cars may be driving a lot of jobs. Abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here to tell us. What are the hot cars right now? The hottest vehicle is a truck. The ford f series. One selling every 42 seconds in this country. As far as sedans go, it's the toyota camry, one selling every single minute in america. Then there's the ford fusion, one selling every two minutes. It's why we're hearing from ford that they're adding jobs here in the u.S. 1,400 new jobs to build fusions. And overall how many jobs in the auto industry? Overall 19,000 new jobs in auto mafring in the month of august. It's one thing people will see at dealerships, many of them don't have enough cars to supply the people with. They're selling faster than they can replenish. That's good news for jobs because the carmakers have to ramp up their production. Okay, rebecca, thank you. Next, we turn to the new

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