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

UPDATED: 3/1/17 11:46 am ET

GM 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.

TOYOTA: Double-digit fall as Lexus supply slides

Toyota Motor Sales USA reported a sharp fall in January sales, with the Toyota brand off 8.2 percent and the Lexus division down 26 percent, after

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