Despite early signs January was shaping up to be a stronger sales month than anticipated, Ford Motor Co. began the new year much like it exited 2008 – with deliveries plummeting by double digits. The auto maker sold 88,458 light vehicles in the U.S., excluding the Volvo brand, in January, marking a staggering 44.0% free fall compared with year-ago, according to Ward’s data that is adjusted for 26 selling days vs. 25 in like-2007. But Ford wasn’t the only auto maker to take a pounding, ...
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