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April 5, 2005

USA: Canadian production estimated down 3.9% YTD

Vehicle production last week in the US, Canada and Mexico was expected to hit an estimated 309,071 units, up 20.3% from the 256,928 cars and trucks built the previous week, according to WardsAuto.com.

Vehicle production last week in the US, Canada and Mexico was expected to hit an estimated 309,071 units, up 20.3% from the 256,928 cars and trucks built the previous week, according to WardsAuto.com.

Including last week’s estimates, calendar year North American output now totals 4,241,475 vehicles, down 3.6% from like-2004’s pace.

In the US, automakers were expected to produce 224,916 vehicles last week, up 9.2% from the 206,049 cars and trucks built the previous week. To date, calendar 2005 US vehicle output totals an estimated 3,190,530 units, down 3.2% compared to the 3,295,754 vehicles built in like-2004.

Last week’s Canadian vehicle production was estimated at 49,666, an increase of 10.9% from the 44,779 units assembled the previous week. Estimated calendar-2005 Canadian vehicle production now stands at 676,433 units, down 3.9% compared to the 703,916 vehicles produced in like-2004.

Of the cars and trucks slated for production last week in the US, General Motors Corp. accounted for 26.1%; Ford Motor Co., 22.8%; Chrysler of DaimlerChrysler, 15.4%; Honda of America Mfg. Inc., 7.1%; Toyota Motor Mfg. Inc., 7.9%; Nissan Motor Mfg. Corp., 7.6%; New United Motor Mfg. Inc., 3.5%; BMW of North America Inc., 1.3%; Mitsubishi Motor Mfg. of America Inc., 0.8%; AutoAlliance International Inc., 3.3%; Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc., 0.6%; Mercedes-Benz U.S. of DaimlerChrysler, 0.4%; and other manufacturers, 3.2%.

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