Just wait and see

Crain, Keith
May 1999
Automotive News;5/24/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5820, p12
Trade Publication
Comments on the expected downturn in the United States car industry after its strong performance. Inevitability of downturns and business cycles; Possible failure of traditional economic models to predict the car industry's performance; Possible performance of the United States economy.


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