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.