DETROIT – Auto makers pulled in the reins on January production after two consecutive months of overbuilding their schedules, according to estimated output for the month by Ward’s. North American production for January will finish at an estimated 1.334 million units, nearly 45,000 units (3.2%) below the industry’s cumulative schedule for the month (see related data). . This includes mid-month schedule adjustments at Ford Motor Co. Most of the shortfall will be in cars (30,300 units), with ...

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