DEARBORN, MI – January may have marked the proverbial “bottoming out” of the U.S. auto industry and actually be a signal of better days to come, says a top Ford Motor Co. executive. “If you take away the fleet portion of (January sales) and just look at the retail piece of it, the annualized retail SAAR in January was about 8.4 million-8.5 million units,” Mark Fields, president-The Americas, says at an event here. “And if you look at the last several months, it’s been in that range. So ...

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