U.S. auto sales hurt by snowstorm, Iraq tensions


By Michael Ellis DETROIT, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Falling consumer confidence and the Presidents' Day weekend snowstorm that blanketed much of the U.S. East Coast put a chill on U.S. car and light truck sales in February, analysts said. Automakers are expected to report on Monday a slight drop in light vehicle sales to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate between 16.1 million and 16.4 million vehicles, down from 16.5 million in February last year, according to a survey of eight industry ...

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