Rising demand and new products will reignite North American production in the second half of the year, following sluggish results in the current quarter that will result in the slowest year-over-year growth since a decline was posted in Q3 2009. Even in cases where there are heavy stockpiles on dealer lots, manufacturers generally seem more inclined to maintain strong production schedules rather than slow assembly lines, although they are doing some of that, too. WardsAuto expects the scales ...

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