Tropical Storm Isabel will cause some relatively minor production losses this month, but the industry, overall, is headed for a slight overbuild in September from what was scheduled at the beginning of the month. Plant closures at the Big Three auto makers as precautionary measures will cause the loss of an estimated 5,400 units of production at U.S. plants, including 3,000 at Ford Motor Co., 1,200 at DaimlerChrysler Group and 1,200 at General Motors Corp. Though not a major setback, the ...

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