DETROIT – The relatively brisk sales pace Ford Motor Co. witnessed in early January has waned slightly, as many U.S. car buyers across the country find themselves confronted with a seemingly endless series of snowstorms and zero-degree temperatures. “We saw some strengthening in the first week-and-a-half, two weeks, across all brands, but we’ve seen a bit of a weakening since then,” Jim Farley, director-marketing and communications, says at The Automotive News World Congress here. ...

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