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US: University of Michigan forecasts 2016 sales over 17 million units in America


With the wide US economy finally ready for a successful expansion, economists at the University of Michigan predict sales of new vehicles would top 17 million vehicles in just two years. According to the university, the overall economy is scheduled to expand by at least 3% in 2015 – the biggest growth in a decade – so auto sales would reach ...
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