In the round of scheduling meetings that ended last week, auto industry production planners trimmed the first quarter North American vehicle output slate by some 30,700 units (see data p.4). Still, industry output in January-March remains at a record 4,845,400 units and is scheduled at the highest level for any quarter in history, 8% above year-ago's 4,484,800 assemblies. At the time, first-quarter 1999 output was the highest quarterly tally on record, but that was surpassed by April-June ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Automakers Trim 1st Qtr. Cars, Add Trucks" 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
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.