(Dodge County) Vehicle sales in the region are booming compared to the first two months of last year. According to the Waterloo-based industry-tracking firm Reg-Trak, Dodge County saw 648 vehicle sales in January and February, which is a 28-percent increase from the 508 sold last year. Truck sales soared 28-percent with 570 sold, which is 135 more than last year. Traditionally-sluggish car sales were up seven-percent with 50 sold. In Columbia County, a modest three-percent increase with 432 vehicle sales, 13 more vehicles than the same period in 2018. Truck sales were up ten-percent while car sales went down 30-percent. In Jefferson County, 438 vehicles rolled off dealer lots in the first two months of the year up by 48 vehicles, or 12-percent, from the same time frame last year. Car sales jumped 22-percent while truck sales increased ten-percent. In the nine-county south-central Wisconsin region as a whole, vehicle sales were 12-percent higher with roughly 7400 sales in the first two months of the year compared to 6600 last year. Trucks sold were up 17-percent while cars were down nearly four-percent.