Last week's car and truck production estimate for North America was 400,853 -- the highest in history. The previous record of 397,221 cars and light trucks was set the week ended Dec. 11, 1999. For the third time in nine weeks, Ford Motor Co. set a record for production of trucks in the United States. During the week ended June 17, Ford built 58,963 trucks, breaking the record of 57,659 set the week ended May 20.