Dealer inventories as of Sept. 30 were keeping in time with record U.S. sales and North American production by rising back above the 3 million mark for the first time since June and hitting their highest September level since 1995. Inventories increased 3.3% from the prior month to 3.034 million units, 13.4% above year-ago, when inventories were still depressed from summer strike shutdowns at General Motors Corp. It's also the highest level for September since 3.245 million in 1995. ...

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