The wraps finally have come off the auto industry’s much-anticipated third-quarter production schedule, revealing an upbeat outlook for Chrysler Group and the transplants, but a darker picture for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. Plans call for 3,760,500 car and truck assemblies in July-September, a 0.1% increase over the 3,758,100 units built in like-2004 – but still 7.1% below the period record of 4,048,200 posted in 1999. That the industry tentatively will build even 2,400 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: lwilliamson@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.