DEARBORN, MI – Ford anticipates the U.S. small-car segment to suffer when a slew of new midsize sedans begins arriving in volume next year, the auto maker’s top U.S. sales analyst says. “We expect small-car sales will grow a bit, but they will be under some pressure, likely from the C/D segment,” Erich Merkle says during a media event here. “One reason is the cycle cadence with the midsize-sedan segment (is) unprecedented.” Some of the pressure on ...

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