2/24/17 – January vehicle sales this year are outpacing last year’s numbers. According to the Waterloo-based industry tracking firm Reg-Trak, Dodge County dealerships sold 328 cars and trucks last month, around 100 more than the same month last year. In Columbia County, there were 206 sales last month, up 46 from last January. Jefferson County saw 200 vehicles roll off the lot last month, an increase of 26. In total, the nine-county south central Wisconsin region saw a 20-percent increase from January-to-January with 3795 vehicle sold, most of which – just over 2700 – were trucks while the remaining 1000 were cars.