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The World's Biggest Auto Markets Are Flashing Yellow and Red

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Some of the world’s biggest auto markets may be reaching the end of the road for growth. Emma O’Brien reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Some of the world’s biggest auto markets may be reaching the end of the road for growth.

After almost every major carmaker posted declining U.S. deliveries in July, most missed analysts’ estimates for August, and the annualized industry sales rate decelerated to the slowest in a year. The fear is that demand has peaked and will continue to dwindle in the absence of higher sales incentives.