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AutoNation Says Japanese Car Shipments Exceed Pre-Tsunami Levels

December 07, 2011

Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Vehicle shipments from Japanese automakers are exceeding levels before the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in their home market, Mike Jackson, chief executive officer of AutoNation Inc., told Bloomberg Television.

U.S. auto sales in 2012 will exceed this year’s total, Jackson said on “InBusiness With Margaret Brennan.” Jackson didn’t provide a figure.

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