Austin vehicle sales soar in Oct. 2012Austin vehicle sales soar in Oct. 2012https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=89792012-11-26T07:41:00Z2012-11-20T00:00:00Z

AUSTIN - The area’s sales of new vehicles soared in October, jumping 41 percent over October 2011.

This jump was the biggest single-month sales increase of the year, as well as the most vehicles sold in a single month this year in the Austin metro area, with 9,830. That compares with 6,975 new vehicles sold in October 2011, according to data from the Freeman Auto Report.

For the year to date, Austin-area auto sales are up 18.1 percent over the same ten-month period in 2011. Austin dealers have sold 88,827 new vehicles this year, up from 75,183 in the same period in 2011.

For Austin consumers, Ford pickups continued to be the most popular vehicle, with 1,154 sold in October.

Read more at the Austin American-Statesman.

Austin American-Statesman
Austin-Round Rock
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