In February, the number of cars sold in the United States fell by 1% from the same month a year earlier and totaled 1.2 million cars, JD Power and LMC Automobile reported. Many US automakers said that higher prices and cold weather conditions have had a negative impact on sales. Analysts calculated that General Motors sales were down 1.3%. Ford Motor, the second largest car manufacturer in the United States, fell by 1.7%. According to the reports of the Japanese Toyota Motor, in February, the number of cars sold was 5.2% less than a year earlier. The decline in sales of Fiat Chrysler was 2%. Despite weak February sales, leading US automakers hope to offset these losses in spring.
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