Production of the Buick Rainier SUV may be slowed at General Motors Corp.’s Moraine, OH, assembly plant later this summer. Easing output while simultaneously introducing the ’05 model would lower Rainier’s high inventory levels, which totaled 183 days’ supply in May, according to Ward’s data. Rainier is attracting younger buyers to Buick. Rainier’s lowest days’ supply for any month in 2004 was 138 in February. Generally, auto makers prefer to have roughly 60 days’ supply of a ...

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