In the following video, fool.com analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss the disappointing auto-sales numbers in July. The two domestic manufacturers have been heralded time and time again as the next big turnaround stories, but investors haven't been rewarded for their patience yet. Some of the big reasons behind the weakness include weak fleet sales and rebounding Japanese manufacturers.
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