Jan. auto sales expected to downshift slightly after strong 2016 finish

U.S. new-vehicle sales, coming off the industry's strongest December in history, are starting 2017 with only a slight slowdown, according to four forecasts issued this week. One analyst said there are already increasing signs that 2017 could be a third consecutive year of record demand.

Suppliers say recruits are demanding more money

Suppliers have their work cut out for them in 2017 when it comes to hiring talent.

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