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Acura USA December 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on January 3rd, 2014 No comments

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Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

Honda Sets All-Time December Sales Record to Earn 2nd Best Annual Sales Total for American Honda; Acura Light Trucks Post Best Year in Brand History

01/03/2014

  • CR-V annual sales top 300,000 for first time, joining Accord and Civic
  • Accord posts best annual sales since 2008 with double-digit gain plus strong December
  • RDX posts 20th straight monthly increase, smashes previous mark with sales up 51.6 percent for the year
  • MDX has best sales month in model history

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total 2013 vehicle sales of 1,525,312 units, an increase of 7.2 percent for the year and the second-best result in company history. A total of 135,255 Honda and Acura vehicles were sold in December, eclipsing last December’s strong sales by 1.9 percent (5.9 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). Honda Division annual sales reached 1,359,876 units in 2013, a year-over-year increase of 7.4 percent and the second best all-time sales total for the Honda brand. The Acura Division posted year-to-date sales of 165,436, a 5.9-percent gain and the best result since 2007.

Honda Division sold 119,504 vehicles in December, a 2.4-percent increase from the previous December. Acura Division posted December sales of 15,751.

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Acura light trucks continued to break sales records in 2013 with RDX smashing previous bests and the all-new MDX completing a strong fourth quarter with its best-ever month to push Acura trucks to their best sales year ever.

  • RDX recorded monthly bests for 20 straight months, completing its record run in 2013 with a total sales increase of 51.6 percent for the year.
  • MDX sales continued to rise sharply, delivering a 29.0-percent increase in December for its best month in history on strong customer demand and improving vehicle inventories. Full-year sales were up 4.3 percent to 53,040.
  • RLX brought solid growth to the luxury sedan segment for Acura in an abbreviated model year, posting sales of 5,053 since going on sale last Spring.

“Customers are finding the combination of luxury, comfort, performance and utility in the RDX and MDX to be pretty irresistible,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura Sales. “With the strongest light truck lineup in our history, we’re now turning our focus on our sedan lineup with the all-new TLX to deliver further growth for Acura in 2014.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for December 2013 and 26 days for December 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 307 days for 2013 and 307 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For December 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
December December DSR** December December DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 15,751 16,034 2.2% 165,436 156,216 5.9%
TL 1,795 2,246 -16.9% 24,318 33,572 -27.6%
TSX 1,019 2,142 -50.5% 17,484 28,865 -39.4%
Memo: TSX Wagon 108 414 -72.9% 1,976 4,234 -53.3%
ILX 1,573 2,485 -34.2% 20,430 12,251 66.8%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 44 119 -61.5% 1,461 972 50.3%
RLX / RL 597 0 0.0% 5,053 379 1233.0%
MDX 6,538 5,069 34.1% 53,040 50,854 4.3%
ZDX 14 50 -70.9% 361 775 -53.4%
RDX 4,215 4,024 8.9% 44,750 29,520 51.6%
Selling Days 25 26 307 307
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA November 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on December 3rd, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Posts Second-Best November Sales on Record; Acura Posts nearly 19-Percent Increase on Record Light-Truck Sales

12/03/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

• CR-V sets second consecutive monthly record
• Acura RDX sets 19th consecutive monthly record
• Acura light trucks post record November sales on strength of all-new MDX and RDX

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported November 2013 U.S. total sales of 116,507 units, a decrease of 0.1 percent compared with record November 2012 sales (down 3.9 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). Year-to-date sales reached 1,390,057, an increase of 7.8 percent. Honda Division November sales reached 101,948, a decrease of 2.3 percent when compared to record division sales last November. Acura Division posted sales of 14,559, an increase of 18.9 percent compared to November 2012.

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• Acura posted November sales of 14,559, an increase of 18.9 percent compared to last November, with Acura light trucks topping a record set in November of 2006
• MDX was the brand’s best-selling vehicle in November with 6,091 units, up 80.8 percent compared to last November
• RDX set its 19th consecutive monthly record with sales of  3,663, up 20.7 percent compared to last year

“It’s gratifying that the new MDX has sparked such a strong customer response so shortly after we hit a home run with RDX,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales. “It’s clear we’ve found the sweet spot of the luxury SUV market.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for November 2013 and 25 days for November 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 282 days for 2013 and 281 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For November 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
November November DSR** November November DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14,559 12,246 14.3% 149,685 140,182 6.4%
TL 1,466 1,918 -26.5% 22,523 31,326 -28.4%
TSX 1,071 1,768 -41.8% 16,465 26,723 -38.6%
Memo: TSX Wagon 104 384 -74.0% 1,868 3,820 -51.3%
ILX 1,582 2,108 -27.8% 18,857 9,766 92.4%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 44 174 -75.7% 1,417 853 65.5%
RLX / RL 676 11 5809.1% 4,456 361 1130.0%
MDX 6,091 3,368 73.9% 46,502 45,785 1.2%
ZDX 10 37 -74.0% 347 725 -52.3%
RDX 3,663 3,036 16.0% 40,535 25,496 58.4%
Selling Days 26 25 282 281
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA October 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on November 1st, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

Honda October Sales Rise on Record CR-V and Strong Civic Sales; Acura Posts over 17-Percent Increase on Record Sales of Truck of the Year Candidate MDX

11/01/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

• CR-V boasts record October sales
• Civic sales up 32.1 percent over October 2012
• Acura light trucks post record October sales on strength of all-new MDX and RDX

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported October 2013 U.S. total sales of 114,538 units, an increase of 7.1 percent compared with October 2012 (up 3.1 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). Year-to-date sales reached 1,273,550, an increase of 8.5 percent. Honda Division October sales reached 100,242, an increase of 5.7 percent compared to last October. Acura Division posted sales of 14,296, an increase of 17.5 percent compared to October 2012.

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• Acura posted October sales of 14,296, an increase of 17.5 percent compared to last October with Acura light trucks recording their best October since 2007
• MDX sales set an October monthly record with 5,608 units, up 48.7 percent compared to last October
• RDX also set an October record with sales of  3,333, up 25.3 percent compared to last year
• RLX posted its best sales month since its release in March

“The poise and power of Acura’s line of light trucks continues to win over an ever-increasing number of discerning SUV customers,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales. “With MDX recording its best October since 2004 and RDX continuing to set sales records month over month, Acura has the strongest one two punch in the industry.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 27 days for October 2013 and 26 days for October 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 256 days for 2013 and 255 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For October 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
October October DSR** October October DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14,296 12,163 13.2% 135,126 127,936 5.6%
TL 1,295 2,560 -51.3% 21,057 29,408 -28.4%
TSX 1,211 1,577 -26.1% 15,394 24,955 -38.3%
Memo: TSX Wagon 132 392 -67.6% 1,764 3,436 -48.7%
ILX 2,005 1,529 26.3% 17,275 7,658 125.6%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 137 144 -8.4% 1,373 679 102.2%
RLX / RL 830 21 3706.0% 3,780 350 980.0%
MDX 5,608 3,771 43.2% 40,411 42,417 -4.7%
ZDX 14 46 -70.7% 337 688 -51.0%
RDX 3,333 2,659 20.7% 36,872 22,460 64.2%
Selling Days 27 26 256 256
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA September 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on October 1st, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

Stylish Honda Accord and Civic Lead Honda September Sales; Acura’s Newest Products Continue to Advance Brand Growth

September sales help Honda maintain a 8.7-percent year-to-date sales climb; Civic sales up 6.7 percent

10/01/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda today reported September 2013 U.S. sales of 105,563 units, a decrease of 9.9 percent compared with September 2012 (a decrease of 2.1 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate (DSR*)), while year-to-date sales remain up 7.9 percent over 2012. Reflecting Honda’s consistent focus on retail sales, the Honda brand posted September 2013 sales of 93,915 units, a decrease of 8.7 percent compared with September 2012 (a decrease of 0.7 percent based on the DSR). Acura U.S. September sales of 11,648 units decreased 18.9 percent compared with September 2012 (a decrease of 11.9 percent based on the DSR).

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• Acura light truck sales including the all-new 2014 MDX and 2014 RDX are up 16.2 percent year to date compared to this point in 2012
• RDX sets 17th successive monthly record, with sales of 3,022 units
• MDX remained the top selling Acura model in September, with sales of 4,539 units

“With the all-new 2014 MDX luxury SUV hitting the sweet spot for upscale family shoppers, Acura is well positioned heading into the fall selling season,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales.

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 23 days for September 2013 and 25 days for September 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 229 days for 2013 and 230 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

1Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual fuel mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how the vehicle is driven and maintained, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For September 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
September September DSR** September September DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 11,648 14,366 -11.9% 120,830 115,773 4.8%
TL 1,102 3,236 -63.0% 19,762 26,848 -26.1%
TSX 1,294 1,681 -16.3% 14,183 23,378 -39.1%
Memo: TSX Wagon 141 308 -50.2% 1,632 3,044 -46.2%
ILX 1,363 1,737 -14.7% 15,270 6,129 150.2%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 108 140 -16.1% 1,236 535 132.0%
RLX 311 34 894.2% 2,950 329 800.6%
MDX 4,539 4,692 5.2% 34,803 38,646 -9.6%
ZDX 17 48 -61.5% 323 642 -49.5%
RDX 3,022 2,938 11.8% 33,539 19,801 70.1%
Selling Days 23 25 229 230
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA August 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on September 4th, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

American Honda Posts Record August Sales Up 26.7 Percent As Year To Date Sales Top 1 Million Vehicles

09/04/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

•  Best month ever for CR-V contributes to Honda brand 29.1 percent sales increase
•  Accord, Civic and CR-V each top sales of 30,000 units in August
•  All-new MDX breaks all-time record, boosting Acura brand sales up 9.0 percent
•  Acura RDX posts 16th straight record month of sales

Setting a new August record, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported U.S. sales of 166,432 units, a total increase of 26.7 percent compared with a year ago (up 22.2 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). Year-to-date sales of 1,053,449 units represent a year-over-year increase of 11.0 percent. The Honda Division posted August 2013 sales of 149,381 units, an increase of 29.1 percent compared with August 2012. Acura Division U.S. July sales of 17,051 units were up 9.0 percent compared with the prior year.

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• Acura posts a 9.0 percent sales gain, and a 27.3 percent gain in light-truck sales, setting an all-time light-truck sales record for the second straight month
• The all-new MDX set a new all-time record with its best month ever, up 17.1 percent
• RDX was up 49.7 percent with its 16th successive monthly sales record

“More luxury SUV shoppers are choosing the Acura brand than ever before,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales. “RDX is unstoppable after 16 straight monthly records, and the all-new MDX is already proving it’s the one to beat, setting records in its first two full months of sales.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 28 days for August 2013 and 27 days for August 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 206 days for 2013 and 205 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For August 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
August August DSR** August August DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 17,051 15,646 5.1% 109,182 101,407 7.1%
TL 2,227 3,201 -32.9% 18,660 23,612 -21.4%
TSX 1,755 2,103 -19.5% 12,889 21,697 -40.9%
Memo: TSX Wagon 169 370 -56.0% 1,491 2,736 -45.8%
ILX 1,701 1,733 -5.4% 13,907 4,392 215.1%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 125 136 -11.4% 1,128 395 184.2%
RLX / RL 459 41 979.5% 2,639 295 790.2%
MDX 6,499 5,549 12.9% 30,264 33,954 -11.3%
ZDX 29 93 -69.9% 306 594 -48.7%
RDX 4,381 2,926 44.4% 30,517 16,863 80.1%
Selling Days 28 27 206 205
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA July 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on August 1st, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

Civic Breaks 13-Year-Old Monthly Record on American Honda 20-Percent Sales Gain; Acura Sales Jump 18 Percent on MDX Monthly Record and All-Time Light-Truck Sales Record

08/01/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported July 2013 U.S. sales of 141,439 units, a total increase of 20.9 percent compared with July 2012 (up 16.1 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). The Honda Division posted July 2013 sales of 126,289 units, an increase of 21.3 percent compared with July 2012. Acura Division U.S. July sales of 15,150 units jumped 18.1 percent compared with July 2012.

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• Acura posts a 18.1-percent sales gain, and a 35.4-percent gain in light-truck sales setting an all-time light-truck sales record

• MDX, new from the ground up, topped 5,500 units and set a new July record last set in 2005, making it Acura’s top-selling model

• RDX continues its amazing run with 15 consecutive month of record sales (3,936 units sold)

“The all-new MDX is off to the kind of dominating start we expected, teamed with RDX to give Acura a powerful 1-2 punch in the important luxury light-truck segment, and new momentum in Acura showrooms,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales. “MDX delivers due to its fundamental advantages in areas that resonate with luxury SUV shoppers.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for July 2013 and 24 days for July 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 178 days for 2013 and 178 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For July 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
July July DSR** July July DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 15,150 12,825 13.4% 92,131 85,761 7.4%
TL 1,843 2,358 -25.0% 16,433 20,411 -19.5%
TSX 1,680 1,980 -18.5% 11,134 19,594 -43.2%
Memo: TSX Wagon 158 316 -52.0% 1,322 2,366 -44.1%
ILX 1,482 1,410 0.9% 12,206 2,659 359.0%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 110 110 -4.0% 1,003 259 287.3%
RLX / RL 617 40 1380.8% 2,180 254 758.3%
MDX 5,551 4,288 24.3% 23,765 28,405 -16.3%
ZDX 41 85 -53.7% 277 501 -44.7%
RDX 3,936 2,664 41.8% 26,136 13,937 87.5%
Selling Days 25 24 178 178
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA June 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on July 2nd, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

Honda Reports June Sales Surge on Record Light Truck Sales; Acura RDX Posts Record June Sales

07/02/2013

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported June 2013 U.S. sales of 136,915 units, a total increase of 9.7 percent compared with June 2012 (up 13.9 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). The Honda division posted June 2013 sales of 123,150 units, an increase of 12.5 percent compared with June 2012. Acura division U.S. June sales of 13,765 units decreased 10.4 percent compared with June 2012.

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• The RDX marked its 14th consecutive month of record sales with 4,023 units sold, remaining the top selling Acura for the month

• The MDX recorded June sales of 3,828 as supply of the all-new model increased following the June 20th launch

“Record sales of the RDX underscore Acura’s leadership in the fast growing entry luxury SUV segment,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales. “With the all-new MDX now on-sale and just starting to hit dealer lots, we look to continue this sales momentum well into the summer.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for June 2013 and 27 days for June 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 153 days for 2013 and 154 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For June 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
June June DSR** June June DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 13,765 15,370 -7.0% 76,981 72,936 6.2%
TL 2,156 3,377 -33.7% 14,590 18,053 -18.7%
TSX 1,708 2,602 -31.8% 9,454 17,614 -46.0%
Memo:  TSX Wagon 154 397 -59.7% 1,164 2,050 -42.8%
ILX 1,507 1,081 44.8% 10,724 1,249 764.2%
Memo:  ILX Hybrid 163 115 47.2% 893 149 503.2%
RLX/RL 499 32 1519.4% 1,563 214 635.1%
MDX 3,828 5,125 -22.4% 18,214 24,117 -24.0%
ZDX 44 63 -27.5% 236 416 -42.9%
RDX 4,023 3,090 35.2% 22,200 11,273 98.2%
Selling Days 26 27 153 154
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Acura USA May 2013 Sales Results

Posted by   on June 3rd, 2013 No comments

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Official release from acuranews.com:

Award-Winning Accord and Record-Setting Light Truck Sales Fuel Hot Honda May; Acura RDX Sets All-Time Monthly Sales Record

Honda Division sales up 5.2 percent

06/03/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported May 2013 U.S. sales of 140,013 units, a total increase of 4.5 percent compared with May 2012 (up 4.5 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*). The Honda brand posted May 2013 sales of 125,649 units, an increase of 5.2 percent compared with May 2012. Acura brand U.S. May sales of 14,364 units decreased 1.5 percent compared with May 2012.

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• RDX sets an all-time monthly sales record and its 13th consecutive monthly sales record, up 49.3 percent from last May; is the top-selling Acura model in May with sales of 4,930 units

• The all-new luxury flagship RLX sedan, which went on sale in March, continues to gain momentum with sales of 273 units

“With the RDX setting its 13th consecutive monthly sales record we are very excited to be introducing the all-new 2014 MDX in a few weeks, which will once again give Acura hands down the best luxury light-truck lineup in America,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura Sales.

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for May 2013 and 26 days for May 2012. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 127 days for 2013 and 127 days for 2012. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For May 2013
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
May May DSR** May May DSR**
2013 2012 % Chg. 2013 2012 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14,364 14,586 -1.5% 63,216 57,566 9.8%
TL 2,682 3,262 -17.8% 12,434 14,676 -15.3%
TSX 1,948 2,880 -32.4% 7,746 15,012 -48.4%
Memo:  TSX Wagon 191 390 -51.0% 1,010 1,653 -38.9%
ILX 1,709 168 917.3% 9,217 168 5386.3%
Memo:  ILX Hybrid 195 34 473.5% 730 34 2047.1%
RLX/RL 273 50 446.0% 1,064 182 484.6%
MDX 2,781 4,841 -42.6% 14,386 18,992 -24.3%
ZDX 41 84 -51.2% 192 353 -45.6%
RDX 4,930 3,301 49.3% 18,177 8,183 122.1%
Selling Days 26 26 127 127
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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