Having boosted late-Q1 output, North American auto assembly plants now are pegged to build 11,900 fewer cars and trucks in the second quarter than they were a month ago. The overall reduction comes despite increases as high as 21,200 units at Chrysler and 13,500 at Honda, with lesser hikes at Ford and some lower-volume transplants. Now on tap for completion in April-June are some 4,231,200 vehicles. That’s still 3.5% ahead of prior-year’s 4,087,800, but down from the ...
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