Chill off U.S. car sales, strong January expected


By Michael Ellis DETROIT, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The frosty weather did little to cool new U.S. car and truck sales, which are expected to have risen at an annual rate of 4.5 percent in January as the strengthening economy and high incentives kept sales brisk. "The storm the last couple of days set us back a little. But we had a good 10 days prior to that, so hopefully we're going to have a good month," said Jim Frageau, the general manager of Crowley Chevrolet-Hummer in West Hartford, ...

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