Employment in the U.S. automotive aftermarket may surpass the number of people working in automotive manufacturing by the end of the decade, according to think tank the Center for Automotive Research. “We’ve got 6.6 million jobs in terms of motor vehicle usage and supporting the vehicle on the road,” says Sean McAlinden, chief economist and director for Ann Arbor, MI-based CAR’s Economics & Business Group. “We have over 220 million vehicles on the highway today. We’re still going to ...
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