North American production capacity will continue to shift toward trucks, especially sport/utility vehicles, for the next three years before leveling off, according to an analysis of manufacturer assembly plant plans by Ward's Automotive Reports. The analysis estimates available straight-time capacity by manufacturer, plant, vehicle and segment. “Available” straight-time is straight-time capacity less normal vacation and holiday shutdowns, as well as estimated production losses for major ...
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