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News Summary: US auto sales up 8 percent in 2013

The Associated Press

ANOTHER GOOD YEAR: U.S. new car and truck sales rose 8 percent to 15.6 million in 2013. It was the industry's best year since 2007 and the fourth year in a row sales have increased by more than 1 million.

BEST SELLERS: The Ford F-Series pickup was the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for the 32nd year. The Toyota Camry was the best-selling car.

SLOWDOWN AHEAD: Analysts expect sales to grow in 2014, but at a slower pace. It could be a good year for bargains as automakers offer better deals to increase their share of the market.