Jack Frost Pays Motown An Early Visit

Slumping October sales have given Detroit the shivers

For the past five years, the U.S. auto market has been thriving. During that time, the Big Three have sold more than 60 million cars and trucks. Demand has been rock-steady throughout. But after another hot summer-sales season, Motown felt a chill in October. Despite record incentives and a raft of new products, Big Three sales slipped 4% (the overall market was off 1.6%).

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