North American manufacturers pretty much are staying the course in May by building close to planned output set at the beginning of the month, Ward’s estimate shows. May production is estimated to be tracking at a final total of 1.363 million units, equal to 99.6% of the original schedule. (See related data: Ward's North American Estimated Production by Manufacturer and Country) However, overbuilds at DaimlerChrysler Corp.’s Chrysler Group, Toyota Motor Mfg. North America Inc. and some ...

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