GM, Ford US sales seen down in May; Toyota, Honda up


By Poornima Gupta DETROIT, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. sales for General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. were stuck in the slow lane in May, hurt by gas prices and soft demand for large sport utility vehicles, even as Japanese rivals raced ahead, analysts said on Tuesday. Poor sales and new-model changeovers could force GM and Ford to announce third-quarter production cuts when automakers report their May U.S. sales results on Thursday, a development that would cut into earnings, analysts ...

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