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Polk Report, Average Age of Autos Increase

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The average age of passenger cars in the U.S. is increasing, according to the marketing firm Polk. Both passenger cars and lights trucks have been increasing steadily since 2002. The average age of passengers now stands at 11.4 years and 11.3 years for light trucks. This trend is expected to continue, which should open up opportunity for aftermarket repair shops, especially as the economy improves.

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