General Motors Corp.’s decision to cut fourth-quarter production doesn’t clash with its claims that sales are outperforming expectations, a company executive says. “We just had a very aggressive (production) schedule a year ago,” says Paul Ballew, executive director-market and industry analysis. “If you look at our build schedule for Q4, it’s still a very good number. It’s very strong on the truck side, reflecting our strength in trucks. (See related data: Ward's North America Production ...

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