Autos: Another Run for the Record

The first comprehensive sales figures for Detroit's 1964 models came out last week, and they confirmed that the auto industry is off on its third big year in a row. In 1963's last quarter, when the '64s were introduced, sales rose to a record 2,059,291, and more cars were sold last month than in any other December in history. The industry last week scheduled production at 178,639 cars for the week, an 11 % rise over last year. Detroit's performance helped push the Dow-Jones industrial average to a new record of 776.55...

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