U.S. manufacturing up 1.1% as auto output jumps 4.5%

Posted: December 15, 2012 at 2 a.m.

Sherle Mir works on an assembly line at Generac Power Systems Inc., one of the largest U.S. makers of residential generators, in Whitewater, Wis. The Federal Reserve said Friday that factory output increased 1.1 percent in November from October.

U.S. factories rebounded in November, increasing production of cars, equipment and appliances.

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Business, Pages 27 on 12/15/2012