December’s North American production is expected to be the lowest for the month since 1990, according to Ward’s forecast. Anticipated vehicle output of 800,830 units, including medium- and heavy-duty trucks, will tumble 15.5%, compared with year-ago’s 947,462. The dismal month wraps up an even more disappointing fourth quarter, with October, November and December output expected to end the year at 2,836,975 units, sinking 24.0% below prior-year’s 3,731,479 – the lowest fourth-quarter ...

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