The auto industry sits better prepared for $5 per gallon gas prices than last go around,  with...

|By:, SA News Editor

The auto industry sits better prepared for $5 per gallon gas prices than last go around,  with 17 models now out that deliver at least 40 MPG - compared to just a few 4 years ago. CNBC's Phil LeBeau forecasts that automakers will continue pounding out strong sales, unless prices at the pump hit a critical mass that creates a psychological impact too great to overcome.