North American manufacturers are headed for an overbuild in June, largely due to some excess production at General Motors Corp. and by some of the non-Big Three manufacturers. The overbuild is interesting in that it comes in the midst of recent indications that growth in the U.S. market has slowed, and possibly stopped (see Ward's Automotive Reports — June 12, '00, p.1). Ward's estimates that June North American vehicle production — including medium- and heavy-duty trucks — is on pace to ...
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