North American auto makers have the straight-time capacity to build 18.14 million units for the ’05 model year, Ward’s outlook for the period shows. The model-year outlook has been modified from previous years and now adjusts for the planned number of shifts each plant is scheduled to work for the model year, rather than the number of shifts a plant has been tooled and configured for. Short-term shift reductions for inventory control are not taken into account, while plants scheduled to ...

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