The first quarter of this New Year will be incredibly tough. 1. We’re in a recession anyway, which means sales will be sliding from year-ago levels. 2. There just may be nobody left who wants a car after the 0% financing stimulus in the last quarter of the year. Hundreds of thousands of extra car buyers came into the market. October’s sales alone were an extra 450,000 cars and trucks over what might have been expected. That’s my calculation, but I’m a pretty good calculator. 3. The ...

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