It seems like after all these years or car sales growth, tough days are coming for automakers. The previous success starts working against them, it means car costumers have bought so many new cars in the last years that they have a very low interest in them right now.
A glut of used vehicles has started to depress prices. That trend will intensify as Americans will return 3.36 million leased cars and trucks this year, another jump after a 33 percent surge in 2016. The fallout has already begun, with Ford Motor Co. shaving $300 million from its financial-services arm’s profit forecast for this year.