In the seesaw battle for vehicle production leadership, Michigan should edge out the Canadian province of Ontario for the No.1 spot for 2008, leading it by some 450,000 units. But that success may be short-lived. Ward’s forecasts Ontario to win back the crown in 2009, only to lose it to Michigan again in 2012. Related document: North American Vehicle Capacity Outlook Unfortunately the victories for both are largely pyrrhic. The pitched battled between Michigan and Canada’s ...

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