Autos: Mixed Cheers in Detroit

The 5,000,000th auto of Model Year 1966 rolled off the production lines last week—15 days earlier than last year. It was a solid sign that 1966 will turn out to be the fifth straight year of superlatives for the nation's most influential industry. Nevertheless, the cheers were mixed with a trace of concern in Detroit. The auto manufacturers, who not long ago were freely forecasting that 1966 would set another sales record, are now beginning to think that it may have to take a back seat to 1965, when Americans bought 9,300,000...

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