Bracing for tougher times as a result of the still-sluggish economy and higher-than-needed inventories at the end of the first quarter, auto makers will build an estimated 1,297,203 units in May, a sharp 9.7% decline from year-ago’s 1,436,791, according to a Ward’s forecast. Unfortunately, the already low outlook for May does not include any effects from a lingering strike at supplier American Axle & Mfg. Inc. Related document: <i>Ward’s</i> May/April North American ...
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