U.S. auto makers likely are sharing the fallout from consumer reaction to recent large-scale safety recalls by Toyota Motor Corp. (8 million units worldwide so far), leaving February U.S. light-vehicle sales below previous predictions but well ahead of like-2009, according to a Ward’s forecast. Ward’s expects LV sales to fall just short of 815,000 units this month, up 18.6% from year-ago but some 35,000 less than might have been called for had a quality scandal not enveloped Toyota. At ...

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