Combine May auto sales at a weaker-than-expected 13.8M and the latest dismal U.S. job...

|By:, SA News Editor

Combine May auto sales at a weaker-than-expected 13.8M and the latest dismal U.S. job statistics, and many analysts are rethinking their optimism about auto sales this year. But auto makers remain confident; Ford's (F) Ken Czubay says dealers tell him they're having "excellent traffic... There is significant pent-up demand in the marketplace."