DETROIT -- North American light-vehicle production capacity utilization was below the same year-ago period in the third quarter, the fifth consecutive quarterly decline, based on a Ward’s analysis. To view Ward's North American light vehicle production, click Manufacturers built to 66.0% of their straight-time capacity in third-quarter 2001, compared to 75.0% in like-2000. Ford Motor Co. led the Big Three with straight-time utilization of 64.3%, but that was well below its year-ago ...
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