In what will be a record year for North American light vehicle production, an estimated 6.9% of assembly plant hours worked will be overtime, according to a Ward's analysis. Of the estimated 357,911 hours North American workers will spend tending to light vehicle assembly lines this year, 24,584 will be on overtime. Of the Top Six manufacturers, Ford Motor Co. leads the way with its overtime hours equal to 12.9% of total hours worked, followed by DaimlerChrysler AG (including Mercedes) at ...

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