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US: study sees grim near future for auto sales


A research coming from AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm, forecasts the current positive trend on the US new car sales market is not going to last. The sales, after probably reaching a new record this year for post-economic crisis years, are forecasted to begin next year an accentuated slide, with the highest dip seen in 2017. While 2014’s SAAR (seasonally adjusted ...
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