North America's automobile factories combined nearly will meet scheduled production for August, but only through a balance of overbuilds and underbuilds by different manufacturers. Truck overbuilds again will offset a car production shortfalls. Meeting August's planned production will leave U.S. dealers with healthy inventory as the industry closes in on the final leg of the year when the majority of '00 model sales begin. With more than a week left to go in the month, North American ...

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