North American first-quarter vehicle production plans have been trimmed by some 82,200 units in fresh action this week that saw January-March output shrink to 4,124,100 vehicles, a 2.9% decline from like-2004’s 4,249,400. In its latest move, General Motors Corp.’s first-quarter slate took a 21,900-unit hit when a modest 4,000-unit increase in planned February production and 14,500-unit boost in March failed to offset January’s whopping 40,400-unit shortfall. (See related data: Ward’s ...
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