Ford Motor Co. is keeping mum about any revisions to its October-December North American output plan until it announces its third-quarter financial results Oct. 16. But recent planning meetings held by the remaining auto makers have resulted in a net increase of 1,500 units to the industry’s fourth-quarter slate. Total targeted vehicle output for the period now is at 3,922,200, down 1% from like-2002’s 3,963,200 completions. The modest overall fourth-quarter changes mask some ...

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