Cox Auto Chief Economist: Industry predictions for the Balance of 2017

As the auto industry continues to move forward, some are curious as to what the rest of 2017 will look like considering the recent hurricanes. They’ve already impacted the SAAR for August, gas prices nationally, and the loss of more than 500,000 vehicles. Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist with Cox Automotive, explains why he predicts the SAAR will end up at 17.1 this month.