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FORD DEALERS REPORT STRONG APRIL SALES

 FORD DEALERS REPORT STRONG APRIL SALES
 DEARBORN, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford dealers in the Detroit


area reported significant increases in car and truck sales for April compared to year-ago figures.
 Dealers sold 12,303 cars and 12,874 trucks -- increases of 32.9 percent and 45.6 percent, respectively, against comparative figures from last April. Combined sales rose 39.1 percent.
 "We're encouraged that the auto market's gradual recovery continued in April, as total industry sales on an annual rate basis matched the level in March," said Timothy A. Boese, Ford Division regional sales manager. "Sentiment indices have begun to improve in response to emerging evidence that the economy's recovery from the recession at last is under way.
 "Consumer confidence continues to build and dealers are reporting improved showroom traffic."
 Boese said the Ford Taurus, Tempo, Aerostar and Econoline were the volume leaders for April in the Detroit area. Taurus sales increased 24.8 percent, Tempo 15.3 percent, Aerostar 83.2 percent and Econoline 51.2 percent from last April.
 "Overall, truck sales, particularly for Explorer and the F-Series pickup, continue to be very strong," he added. Explorer sales rose 36.2 percent and F-Series 33.7 percent.
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 /CONTACT: Frank Sopata of Ford, 313-322-1300/
 (F) CO: Ford Motor Company ST: Michigan IN: AUT SU:


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