US Auto Sales Will Creep Back In 2010, Says Edmunds--Especially Hybrids

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Edmunds.com predicts that 11.5 million cars and light trucks will be purchased in the U.S. next year, an increase from an expected 10.3 million in 2009 and good news after a September lull.

GreenCarCongress.com: Edmunds.com analysts also predict that about 3.2% of 2010 sales will be hybrids, about 2.2% will be diesel and less than one per cent will be electric. In 2009, hybrid market share will be approximately 2.8%. Edmunds.com anticipates a continued increase at the rate of about half a percentage per year for the foreseeable future.

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