General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. have moved to recapture units lost to plant shutdowns resulting from mid-August’s major electrical blackout, increasing output through the end of the year by a net 5,500 units. Each manufacturer advanced some of its planned production from October-December into September, bumping up this month’s scheduled industry output by 41,200 vehicles to 1,466,000. (See related data: Ward’s North American Production Schedule September 2003) ...

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