DETROIT – Enthused by a faster-than-expected sell-down of the ’09 model, Mazda Motor Corp. will increase output beyond its scheduled plan for the new ’10 Mazda3, a top U.S. official says. “We’ve been able to add Mazda3 production in the back half of the year for the U.S., Canada and Mexico,” Jim O’Sullivan, president and CEO-Mazda North American Operations, tells Ward’s. “Not big numbers, but we’re ahead of plan, which is a good thing.” O’Sullivan, who was in Detroit to accept a 2009 ...
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