Meredith Havens, who recently moved to Texas from Alaska, looks at Volkswagens at a dealership in Richardson, Texas. Industry analysts expect February's sales to be up about 7 percent from a year earlier as pent-up demand and cheap financing kept the U.S. auto sales recovery powering along. Volkswagen reported its best February since 1973.
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published Friday, March 1st, 2013
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DETROIT — Americans want new cars and trucks, and they’re not going to let higher gas prices or political dysfunction in Washington stand in their way.