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Shortage of rail cars slows delivery of vehicles by auto makers in US

Toyota, Ford forced to find parking space as rail companies scramble to add capacity
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 05:50

Tokyo

RAILROAD companies are struggling to keep up with surging US demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles, frustrating Ford Motor Co and Toyota Motor Corp and prompting Warren Buffett to boost investments at his rail unit.

The shortage of rail cars is particularly acute for