Strong auto sales predicted in 2013

Strong auto sales predicted in 2013

An improving economy and many new models are expected to push U.S. auto sales above 15 million in 2013.

The Polk research firm says auto sales should continue to lead the country's economic recovery. Polk predicts 15.3 million new vehicle registrations this year, up nearly 7 percent from 2012.

Polk expects 43 new models to be introduced this year, up 50 percent from last year. New models usually boost sales. The company also predicts a rebound in large pickup truck sales.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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