Assembly plant workers will find themselves moving a little faster in the April-June timeframe to keep pace with the auto industry’s 3.5% increase in North American daily output compared with the first quarter. Despite rising fuel prices, auto makers’ newly minted second-quarter plans call for average daily production to rise to 65,300 units on volume of 4,048,600 car and truck assemblies, up 26.1% from year-ago.  That’s also an increase from 63,073 units of ...

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