With production changes occurring nearly daily, North American automotive production planners are reluctant to tip their hands to any second-quarter volume changes. But it appears assembly plants in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are unlikely to reach the industry’s second-quarter output target of 3,638,800 vehicles, a bogey set before last month’s earthquake and tsunami wreaked havoc in Japan. Nissan North America is the latest transplant to post downtime, saying the disaster’s impact on ...

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