GM, Nissan, Honda gain behind trucks, deals; Toyota, FCA, Ford slip on weak car demand

UPDATED: 3/1/17 1:05 pm ET

GM, Honda and Nissan, helped by strong truck demand and more generous discounts, posted higher February U.S. light-vehicle sales, while weak car shipments put a dent in Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Ford Motor volume. GM predicted a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 17.5 million, on par with the record pace of 2016.

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