Ford sees incentives boosting Dec. U.S. car sales

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DETROIT, Dec 18 (Reuters) - U.S. sales of new cars and trucks are likely to come in at a stronger-than-expected total in December, thanks largely to blowout spending on incentives by General Motors Corp. , a senior Ford Motor Co. official said on Wednesday. "I think the industry will surprise some of the early expectations by quite a bit," said James O'Connor, Ford's head of marketing and sales for North America. "I think General Motors has hyped it with about three or four different ...

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