DEARBORN, MI –At least one auto maker is anticipating getting back to business as usual now that the contentious 2004 presidential election is over. Ford Motor Co. saw customer interest “dampen a bit” nationally in the closing days of the race in October, George Pipas, manager-sales analysis, tells Ward’s and, now that the campaign is over, the company is experiencing at least a small spike in showroom traffic based on initial reports from dealers. Bush gets four more years. The auto ...

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