Vehicle production last week in the US, Canada and Mexico was expected to hit an estimated 348,646 units, up from the 334,292 cars and trucks built the previous week, according to Ward’s Automotive Reports.

Including last week’s estimates, calendar year North American output now totals 10,553,984 vehicles, up 5.3% from like-2001’s pace. In the U.S., automakers were expected to produce 251,892 vehicles last week, up 3.2% from the 244,005 cars and trucks built the previous week. To date, calendar 2002 U.S. vehicle output totals an estimated 7,728,574 units, up 7.2% from the 7,209,602 vehicles built in like-2001.

Last week’s Canadian vehicle production was estimated at 57,933, an 8.3% increase from the 53,502 units assembled the previous week. Estimated calendar-2002 Canadian vehicle production now stands at 1,683,121 units, up 2.5% compared to the 1,642,152 vehicles produced in like-2001.

Of the cars and trucks slated for production last week in the U.S., General Motors Corp. accounted for 34.4%; Ford Motor Co., 29.2%; Chrysler of DaimlerChrysler, 11.7%; Honda of America Mfg. Inc., 6.4%; Toyota Motor Mfg. Inc., 5.4%; Nissan Motor Mfg. Corp., 3.2%; New United Motor Mfg. Inc., 3.1%; Subaru-Isuzu Automotive Inc., 1.3%; Mitsubishi Motor Mfg. of America Inc., 1.7%; AutoAlliance International Inc., 0.7%; Mercedes-Benz U.S. of DaimlerChrysler, 0.6%; BMW of North America Inc., 0.8%; and other manufacturers, 1.5%.

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