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Skip the beach, head to the car dealership

Skip the beach, head to the car dealership

NEW CAR: In this photo made on Thursday, June 5, 2014, a row of 2014 Lincoln MKX SUVs are lined up on the lot of the dealership in Wexford, Pa. General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all reported big gains as the major automakers reported July sales Friday, Aug. 1. Photo: Associated Press/Keith Srakocic

CYBERSPACE (AP) — Looking for a good deal on a car? You might want to skip the final trip to the beach and head to the dealership, instead.

Cars.com say this Labor Day weekend might be one of the best times to buy a car all year.

An analyst for the Web site says as summer ends, manufacturers will be laying heavy discounts on current stock to make room for 2015 models.

Cars.com says large SUV’s and full-size trucks will have some of the steepest discounts, but cars in all sizes are expected to have enough incentives to make it possible to score a good deal.

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