Zero percent financing gave consumers what could turn out to be the deal of the young century, propelling October auto sales to an all-time high. What’s more, momentum should carry into November, boosting sales beyond what would have been expected for the month prior to Sept. 11 and subsequent round of interest-free loans. December is likely to be the first month to suffer a decline from the pull-ahead effect caused by current marketing programs. October posted records in both the ...

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