As U.S. light-vehicle inventory plummeted to record lows in August, auto makers began gearing up North American production, building just under 840,000 cars and trucks. August’s total was 42.8% higher than July’s, and 21.4% short of like-2008’s level, marking the lowest year-over-year output decline since October. August extended to 10 months the industry’s streak of sub-1 million vehicle builds by North America OEMs. While this streak could extend into 2010, Ward’s is forecasting output ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Auto Makers Scramble to Replenish Depleted Inventories" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.