p>General Motors’ 2003 third-quarter production forecast for North America remains unchanged at 1.225 million units (479,000 cars and 746,000 trucks), down approximately 6% from 2002 third-quarter production of 1.307 million units (567,000 cars and 740,000 trucks), the company said in a statement accompanying its June sales results.

GM also announced current third-quarter production forecasts for its international regions.

Europe – The current third-quarter production forecast is 418,000 vehicles, down 5,000 vehicles from last month’s initial forecast. GM Europe built 408,000 vehicles in the third quarter of 2002.

Asia Pacific – The current third-quarter production forecast remains unchanged at 103,000 vehicles. In the third quarter of 2002, the region built 87,000 vehicles.

Latin America, Africa and the Middle East – The revised third-quarter production forecast is 152,000 vehicles, down 5,000 vehicles from last month. The region built 132,000 vehicles in the third quarter of 2002.