0 % financing depletes inventories

Guilford, Dave; Truett, Richard; Kurylko, Diana
November 2001
Automotive News;11/12/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5957, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the impact of zero-percent financing program on the inventory of domestic automakers in the United States. Increase of light vehicle production; Growth in the output of pick-up trucks; Alleviation of show room traffic.


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