Automakers in North America built 1,384,705 light vehicles in February, falling 4.2% below year-ago’s 1,444,771. The slowdown came from both car (-6.6%) and light-truck (-3.1%) lines amid swollen inventory and flat sales, though pickup builds increased 3.3%. U.S. production slid 1.7% to 922,288 units compared to like-2018’s 938,550. BMW slowed 9.9% to 31,971, Ford was down 7.8% to 194,108 and Nissan dipped 3.2% to 70,244. Tesla soared an estimated 177.7% to 28,732 units, most ...

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