The North American production outlook for all vehicles, including medium- and heavy-duty trucks, for Q1-2018 has been shaved by slightly over 19,000 units from the first look at the period in December. Q1 production is projected at 4.49 million units, 2.6% below like-2017’s 4.61 million. The majority of the cuts are in cars, while trucks remain relatively unchanged. Car production is expected to total 1.44 million units in Q1, 9.5% below like-2017. Light-truck output is pegged at ...

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