For the second time in less than a month, first-quarter North American vehicle production is being slashed, this time by a whopping 303,700 units, or 11.2%. The move will take the period down to 2,407,000 cars and trucks, from the 2,710,700 pegged just prior to the year-end holiday shutdown. Related document: North America Production Schedule Q1 – January 2009 Compared with the 2,991,200 assemblies first booked for the quarter in early December, the current slate marks a 584,200-unit ...

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