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US car market bounces back after tricky few years

After hitting a 30-year low in 2009, US auto sales are poised for a second straight year of growth in 2012.

It is the result of easier credit, low interest rates and pent-up demand for cars and trucks created by the recession.

On Wednesday, the US carmakers report their monthly sales for December and forecasters expect them to show a gain of about 8% from the previous year.

Caroline Hepker reports from New Jersey.

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