Televised Congressional hearings on federal bridge loans for the Detroit Three and speculation over the auto makers’ potential bankruptcy didn’t necessary hurt Ford Motor Co.’s November U.S. sales, but they likely didn’t help, the auto maker’s top marketing executive says. “It’s difficult to separate the fundamental impact (the hearings) had on customer sentiment vs. other things going on, so we don’t want to over emphasize the impact…because it’s across all brands,” says Jim Farley, ...

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