Brazilian assembly plants no longer will have to deal with electricity rationing as of March 1. President Fernando Henrique Cardoso announces the energy saving measures, instituted last year to avoid rolling blackouts, will be terminated because heavy rainfall has refilled depleted reservoirs at hydroelectric plants. General Motors Corp.’s Moraine, OH, assembly plant will begin Chevy TrailBlazer EXT/GMC Envoy XL output in early April with full production expected to be reached in May. ...

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