It’s the story that will be told over the years in the car industry.
The classic auto shop.
The shop in your backyard.
And it’s where the stories will be made, at least according to a study by a University of Michigan-based company.
The study examined the most popular models and vehicles made in the United States in 1980, 1984, 1987, and 1996.
The analysis found that while the classic auto market grew, sales of classic cars grew by only 8.7% per year from 1980 to 1996, and then grew only 8% a year from 1996 to 2015.
The study also found that the average age of the average customer was 39 years old in the 1980s, and that they were likely to buy one or more cars in their lifetimes.
This is why, when you ask an auto shop customer, “How old are you?” they often respond with, “I’m about 40.”
In a 2016 article in the Journal of Automotive Research, the company researchers analyzed data from the American Community Survey (ACS), the nation’s census.
They found that people under the age of 35 were the most likely to say they bought a classic car in the 1990s, followed by those between 40 and 49 years old.
In addition, people between the ages of 50 and 59 were more likely to be buying a classic than those aged 60 and over.
In fact, the typical customer in a classic shop is over 60 years old, according to the study.
So what happened to this market?
The researchers concluded that the market was in decline from 1981 to 2014, due to the aging of the population, the advent of digital technology and the advent, or proliferation, of cellphones and other modern devices.
Why did sales of vintage cars decline?
As the classic car industry grew in the U.S., it became more expensive to produce and sell vintage cars.
In the 1980’s, the average cost of a classic was $20,000.
In 2014, that cost dropped to $14,000, and in 2019 it dropped to about $9,000; the study found that in 2015, that number had declined to about the same level.
There is also an increasing demand for these cars because they are cheaper than contemporary models, and many classic cars are no longer being produced.
At the same time, the classic automobile industry is undergoing significant change in terms of technology and style.
As digital technology has increased, it has allowed manufacturers to offer models that have become more sophisticated and attractive.
It is this shift that is driving demand for classic auto and other auto parts.
The research findings were published in the journal Automotive News.
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