The auto industry’s weak first-quarter production slate is getting a boost from several transplants, where the modest increases on tap are more than enough to offset cuts at Chrysler LLC. The net result is a 12,700-unit gain for the period to 3,723,900 vehicles, up from the 3,711,200 “booked” a month ago. Related document: North America Production Schedule Q1 – January 2008 Although Ford Motor Co. still is fine-tuning its first-quarter schedule and won’t reveal changes for several ...

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