New vehicle sales up 12% over last year

Sales of new cars and trucks spiked another 10% in June compared to last year in the nine-county area that makes up south central Wisconsin, according to Reg-Trak of Waterloo. Car purchases were up 6.23% compared to June 2012, while truck sales increased 13.79%. In Dane County, new car sales increased 4.83%. Year to date through June, Dane County’s sales are up 12.45% compared to the same period in 2012.