(CNN) – There will be plenty of treats for car companies this October.
Kelly Blue Book predicts auto sales in the U.S. will increase 7 percent this month.
A forecast from LMC Automotive and JD Power is even stronger, with analysts expecting an 8 percent hike in sales.
These positive predictions come despite the partial government shutdown and drop in consumer confidence.
Among the automakers expected to see strong sales are Toyota, General Motors and Ford.
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