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Cars for sale at a Central California auto dealership. Cars for sale at a Central California auto dealership. (Source: Shutterstock).

Automotive sales set records for April, and signs have been signaling strong sales will continue in May despite high prices and tight supplies for both new and used cars, Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke said Tuesday.

“March ended up being one of the strongest in history for retail vehicle sales, and it appears April saw even more strength,” he said in his weekly “Smoke on Cars” video report.

Jim DuPlessis

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