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Topic - Anthony Pratt
Detroit's Big Three auto makers -- Ford, Chrysler and GM -- each saw U.S. sales of their vehicles decline by more than 10 percent in June, compared to May, in a sign that the economic recovery remains fragile.
Detroit's Big Three automakers all saw U.S. sales of their vehicles decline by 12 percent or more in June, compared with May, and Toyota did even worse - a sign that the auto industry and the general economy remain fragile.
Polk does not expect pre-recession sales levels of 17 million for several more years, Anthony Pratt, Polk's forecasting director for the Americas, said Wednesday.
"I think it's a great opportunity to promote the Chevrolet brand," Mr. Pratt said, calling it a "step in the right direction" for GM.