Economists at General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG agree. This year will be a pretty good one for auto sales, just not as robust as last year. But then, that's what they said a year ago and 1998 sales wound up at their highest level since 1986. The three automakers say 1999 should see retail sales of 15 million-15.5 million, including medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, down from an estimated 15.9 million in 1998. DC Chief Economist W. Van Bussmann pegs this year's ...

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