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 ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Trend Analysis Suggests Kerry Win, Stronger Car, Truck Sales Next Year" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.