North American auto makers are slashing their third-quarter production plans by a whopping 220,400 vehicles, compared with the volume planned just a month ago. The move is blamed on the relentless climb in fuel prices that is making it increasingly difficult to sell fuel-thirsty fullsize pickups and SUVs, while small-car plants are ramping up as much as possible to meet growing demand. Related document: North America Production Schedule Q3 - July 2008 The industry’s July-September ...

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