U.S. voters will elect a new president in November and auto sales will be better next year than this year if history is a good indicator. In a not totally scientifically researched analysis by Ward’s, the pattern of U.S. vehicle sales over the last four-plus decades predicts Democratic Sen. John Kerry will be the next U.S. president and vehicle sales will increase in 2005. Going back to 1960, sales have tended to be stronger in election years than most others. Changes in volume from the ...

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