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In early February I discussed several companies and their respective shares that were poised to benefit from the rebounding domestic automotive market. The reason I was bullish on that rebound was the very old fleet of U.S. cars on the roads, the impact of Superstorm Sandy and far better fuel efficiencies over the last few years. That first factor was highlighted by automotive-consulting firm Polk's findings that the average car on the road in the U.S. is more than 11 years old. Said a different way, the lackluster economy over the last few years built what investors call pent-up demand for autos.

Over the last months we've seen some impressive monthly sales figures from Ford (F), General Motors (GM) and others. That led to some impressive returns in the shares of key suppliers like American Axle (AXL) and TRW Automotive (TRW), which are up 48% and 8%, respectively, since I mentioned them on Feb. 2....370 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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