Industrial Production in U.S. Unexpectedly Stalls on Autos

Industrial Production in U.S. Unexpectedly Stalls on Autos

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A worker assembles a 2011 Dodge Avenger at Chrysler Group's production plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Production of automobiles and parts dropped 8.9 percent in April, a decline that may be temporary as Japanese manufacturers recover from the March disaster.