Chastened by moderate demand, some auto makers are paring their robust third-quarter North American production plans just a month after posting them for the first time. With Ford yet to report, auto makers in their most recent actions have slimmed July-September output plans some 4%, or 147,000 units, but still intend to build 3,449,200 vehicles, or 13.5% more than the 3,039,600 assembled in like-2010. That’s down from the 18.3% gain posted a month ago, when the industry planned to ...

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