Mexico production slid 5.5% in April from like-2010 to 167,658 units, marking the first drop this year as Asian auto makers posted double-digit declines. Whether the falloff is due to parts shortages resulting from the March 11 Japanese earthquake is unclear, but Japan-based Nissan, the volume leader in Mexico, saw production in the month plunge 29.8% to 26,281. Toyota Mexico and Honda Mexico build rates were off 38.7% and 34.7%, respectively. Related document: ...

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