Carmakers signal better market in second half


By Madeline Chambers, European Auto Correspondent FRANKFURT, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The world's two top car companies gave moderately bullish signals about market trends on Wednesday, offering a glimmer of hope that the gloom in the auto sector might gradually lift. The chief executive of General Motors Corp said he expected the U.S. market to improve in the rest of the year, particularly in the fourth quarter, while Ford said it expected stronger demand in the second half in Europe and that ...

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