CHICAGO – The negative effect on new-vehicle sales caused by the slump in the U.S. housing market has General Motors Corp. concerned, but don’t look for any whopper incentive programs from the No.1 auto maker as a way to spark demand. “Our No.1 concern is the housing market,” says Mark LaNeve, vice president-North American sales, service and marketing. “Credit and liquidity problems affect the consumers’ psyche. Any weakness in housing creates a headwind for consumer optimism and having ...

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