We knew they would be bad, and they were. In fact, February auto sales make it clear, the consumer is tired, nervous, worried: you-fill-in-the-adjective.
Look at the numbers:
GM down 16.7 percent (including trucks down more than 22 percent)
Ford down 10.6 percent
Toyota down 6.6 percent.
Nissan down 3.2 percent.
Of the big 6 automakers, only Honda eked out positive sales (up 0.7 percent)