NEW ORLEANS -- New car and light truck sales will moderate somewhat in 2002, but remain strong by historical standards, according to a forecast by Paul Taylor, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Assn. He predicts sales at 15.9 million this year. That's down from 2001's 17.1 million and 2000's 17.4 million. But Taylor notes those were record years. "You could say 15.9 million is weak only when compared to the best sales years in history," Taylor says at NADA's 85th annual ...
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