NEW YORK ( Stockpickr) -- Clint Eastwood really stepped in it this time. The pull-no-punches octogenarian waded into a firestorm by seemingly endorsing the revival of the U.S. auto industry in a Super Bowl halftime commercial. Clearly, the government's rescue of GM ( GM) and Chrysler -- along with a handful of auto parts suppliers -- can still cause quite an argument.Yet with the controversy receding, investors can now focus on the important take away from that two-minute advertisement: Auto sales have bounced up off the lows, and should keep rising and rising into this middle of this decade. And while that would surely the prospects of Ford ( F) and GM, there are a range of auto parts suppliers that are also selling on the cheap, and should also get a tangible lift from this rebounding industry.
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