A New Year with New Forecasts


Edmunds.com - December 20, 2012

Auto sales soared in 2012 and even more auto sales growth is expected in 2013; That’s why Edmunds.com fore­casts 15 mil­lion deliv­er­ies next year.

Find out what Lacey Plache of Edmunds.com has to say.

Many of the same fac­tors now in play will con­tinue to sup­port car sales momen­tum in 2013. There will even be addi­tional growth from the return of sub­prime lending.…

Trucks will finally see some renewed love in 2013, thanks to the all-new 2013 Ram 1500, 2014 Chevy Sil­ver­ado 1500, and 2014 GMC Sierra.…

Growth in the new car mar­ket will ben­e­fit the used car mar­ket next year as well.

But the auto indus­try is not out of the woods yet, largely due to the strug­gling U.S. econ­omy. In 2012, U.S. busi­ness spend­ing and hir­ing slowed amidst fis­cal uncer­tainty and con­cerns about global eco­nomic weakness.