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Lithia will continue rapid acquisition pace after DCH

Lithia Motors will continue its rapid pace of acquisitions over the next year despite just closing a huge deal to buy DCH Auto Group, executives said today. Their remarks came as Lithia reported its third-quarter net income increased 11 percent to $34.5 million.  » READ buys startup, plans to offer texting services to dealerships


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