U.S. truck, SUV sales remained strong in February, but there’s more

2009 Ford F-150 XLT

February U.S. car sales, an indication of customer spending, dropped somewhat even as automakers stepped up marking down to sustain sales, significant manufacturers reported on Wednesday. Demand for cars, sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks in February fell to an annualized rate of 17.6 million automobiles, compared to a robust 17.7 million a year earlier. […]