Echo sales are on the upswing. SAN FRANCISCO – Now just days away, the looming war in Iraq is bound to have a chilling effect on auto sales – at least at the war’s onset, says Don Esmond, senior vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. Esmond tells Ward's he expects a 10-day period of virtually no auto sales to begin as soon as the U.S. invades Iraq. Sales likely will grind to a halt, paradoxically, after Toyota had its best-ever March sales start, he ...
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