Japanese vehicle production in July fell to 883,962 vehicles, the seventh monthly decline in a row, according to Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association figures. At 370,663, vehicle exports were 6.3 percent down, JAMA said. Shipments to North America increased for the first time in four months by 7.5 percent to 150,726 vehicles though overall car exports fell five percent to 319,631 vehicles and truck shipments plunged 14.5 percent to 47,104.