Unbelievable demand for new vehicles in North America, and especially the U.S., is leading to another monthly production overbuild in April and may signal production increases for what remains of the second quarter (see complete data p.7). Ward's estimated North American vehicle output for April is 1.516 million units, equal to 101.8% of what manufacturers as a whole had scheduled for the month (see Ward's Automotive Reports — April 12, '99, p.1). Individually, trucks are on tap for a ...

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