DETROIT — Frigid temperatures, ice and snow generally kept buyers away from auto showrooms last month, with Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen all reporting declines from a year ago.
But Chrysler, Nissan and Subaru dealers were smiling because sales ran counter to the thermometer and were up for all three brands.
Still, industry analysts were not expecting January to be a strong month for the industry. They predicted little or no sales gains compared with a year ago because a barrage of snowstorms and cold snaps kept buyers away.
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