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That New Car Smell

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Recovery May Rev New Car Sales

Historically, the average car on a US road has been a little more than 8 years old[1]. But the recession forced more drivers to stay behind the wheels of their aging cars. As new vehicle sales dropped by more than one-third to 10.4 million in 2009[2], the average age of cars grew to a record 10.8 years. As existing cars age and maintenance costs rise, consumers may actually find it cheaper to replace them with newer models. During the last recession, automakers and their suppliers cut their manufacturing capacity, offering a potential benefit if consumer demand returned. In 2013, worldwide vehicle sales rose 5.2% from prior year, supported by a 13% increase in North America[3]. This motif provides exposure to companies that make cars, auto parts and related components that could be in need as more consumers swap their old car keys for new ones. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
74.9% Auto Manufacturers 9.2%
20.7% Honda Motor Company Ltd. HMC 2.1%
19.7% Toyota Motor Corporation TM 6.6%
13.8% General Motors Company GM 22.2%
10.2% Ford Motor Company F 1.8%
6.4% Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA 1.2%
3.1% Tata Motors Ltd Limited TTM 58.3%
1.1% Ferrari N.V. RACE --
10.6% Interiors 16.8%
5.2% Gentex Corporation GNTX 24.1%
3.7% Autoliv Inc. ALV 12.1%
1.0% Lear Corporation LEA 23.0%
0.7% Gentherm Inc THRM 22.5%
5.6% Diversified 43.8%
3.3% Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. CPS 79.5%
1.4% Delphi Automotive plc DLPH 0.6%
1.0% Magna International Inc MGA 12.2%
3.8% Tires 61.5%
3.0% Powertrain Systems 1.1%
1.1% Tenneco Inc. TEN 27.1%
1.0% American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. AXL 8.1%
0.9% BorgWarner Inc. BWA 20.1%
1.1% Drivetrain systems 9.6%
1.1% Dana Incorporated DAN 9.6%
1.0% Body Structures 5.5%
1.0% Tower International Inc. TOWR 5.5%

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