U.S. car and truck sales will decline next year, but there's no real end to prosperity in sight for the automotive industry, according to DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s top economist. New vehicle sales will dip to 16.6 million units in 2000, DCC's W. Van Bussmann predicts. But that still represents the second best tally in history after the record 17.4 million units expected this year. A further decline to 15.8 million units is forecast for 2001, but that remains above trend, which Mr. Bussmann ...
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