WARREN, MI â€“ Jerry Sumpter, president and CEO of Eagle Ottawa LLC, expects the automotive leather supplier will take advantage of a consumer shift to passenger cars from trucks and thinks the current weak sales environment will persist next year. â€śWe want to find the bottom of the market, when this might level off,â€ť Sumpter says of the U.S. sales slump, which according to Wardâ€™s data tumbled to a 15-year-low seasonally adjusted annual rate of 12.46 million units in September. But like ...
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