DETROIT – North American manufacturers are staying close to their overall December schedules but with a bent toward trucks offsetting a cutback in cars. Ward’s estimates that North American vehicle production is pacing at 1,043,900 units, nearly even with the 1,040,500 slated for the period at the beginning of the month. However, trucks are coming in above schedule by about 20,100 units, with major overbuilds at General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. more than offsetting under-builds at ...

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