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Chappell, Lindsay
February 2001
Automotive News;2/12/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5916, p22
Trade Publication
Reports developments in the automobile industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. Forecast by Ford dealers of a higher truck sales for 2001; Stocks improvement for the AutoNation Inc.; Advantages of the basic auto dealing. INSET: CONVENTION COVERAGE.


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