If North American motor vehicle manufacturers are concerned that weaker-than-expected November U.S. sales may signal a market slowdown, it isn't evident in the results of last week's production scheduling actions (see data p.6). In fact, North American car and truck production planners are looking to follow record-1999 output with a first-quarter 2000 that is scheduled at an all-time high 4,876,100 vehicles. At that level, workers will build 8.7% more cars and trucks in January-March than ...
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