North American auto plants are set to build at least 22,700 more light vehicles in the third quarter than had been planned a month ago, in large part due to gains slated this month for General Motors. That figure could go higher if Ford, which is still reviewing its needs, opts to boost output at its plants and/or Chrysler planners see the need for additional units. As July opens, 3,945,500 car and truck assemblies are on the books for Q3, up from 3,922,800 a month ago and 5.2% more ...

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