AUTOS: The Mouse That Varoomed

AVIS may have to work harder to get ahead, but American Motors practically has to work miracles. As No. 4 in an industry almost totally controlled by Detroit's Big Three, AMC must fight just to stay alive, and in recent years many auto men doubted that the company could make it. Lately, though, Motown's mouse has begun to varoom. Sales of AMC's 1972 autos hit an eight-year high of 303,000 units, up 20% from the previous year; October sales of the '73s were 10% ahead of the same period last year. Next week...

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