PBS NewsHour

Why Auto Sales Surge Even as Gas Prices Rise

Clip: 04/03/2012 | 7m 51s

Auto industry sales jumped 6 percent in March with almost 1.4 million new cars and trucks sold -- the highest number since 2008, according to new reports released Tuesday amid Detroit's $200 million deficit. Gwen Ifill and David Shepardson of The Detroit News discuss what's behind the continued surge in sales.

Aired: 04/03/12

Rating: NR

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