US SALES: Severe weather didn't keep buyers away
Severe weather in the US didn't take too much of a toll on January light vehicle sales. The seasonally adjusted annualised rate (SAAR) came in at 12.62m, nearly 2m units ahead of last January and the fourth month in a row it has been above 12.25m. Ward's reported better than 816,000 cars and light trucks were sold or leased, up 17.2% over last year.
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