26 Jan '13, 11pm

2013 Prediction for 15 Million US Vehicle Sales May Be Falling Short Already: ^WG

There is a demographic problem with this wishful thinking. 10K people are retiring every day on top of unemployment that is forcing many older workers to go on disability because they can't get employed at the end of their working years. As more and more head for retirement the number of vehicles these baby boomers are purchasing is decreasing every month that passes. The number of children being born is far smaller that those retiring. Look at the E.U. and even Japan and the greying and decreasing populations that are not being replaced. The car industry as many other businesses are going to have to adjust to the ever increasing older population.

Full article: http://www.cleanmpg.com/forums/showthread.php?p=369009

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