Supply Chain Management

Auto industry to evade manufacturing slowdown

By the Indianapolis Star

Mar 04, 2016

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Automotive sales are projected to soar in 2016 and usher in another banner year for automakers, who are expected to remain unscathed by an industrywide slowdown in manufacturing.

“At the end of the day, in 2015, we had the best sales year for autos since the Great Recession, and the prospects for growth this year also are pretty good,” said Chad Moutray, chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers. “I would suspect we’ll have more than 17 million sold this year.

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