The year-and-a-half-plus sales slide continued for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. in January, as deliveries dropped 34.5%, compared with year-ago. Toyota sold 117,287 vehicles in the U.S. last month, which had 26 selling days vs. 25 in January 2008, Ward’s data shows. “(This has been an) extremely difficult industry to forecast,” Toyota Div. General Manager Bob Carter tells the media. “We understood conditions were going to affect the industry during the fourth quarter, but I personally ...

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