Winter storms pull Jan. US auto sales down 3 pct.; 1st year-over-year drop in nearly 4 years

  • Article by: DEE-ANN DURBIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 3, 2014 - 3:30 PM

DETROIT — Auto sales slid 3 percent in January as bouts of snow, ice and frigid temperatures in much of the country kept buyers snug in their homes instead of venturing out to car dealers.