Last week's vehicle assemblies in North American were estimated at 342,858, up 2.2 percent over the prior week and up 1.4 percent over the year-ago week.
So far this year, 7,799,963 cars and trucks have been produced in the United States, Canada and Mexico, 1.7 percent above 1996 at this point.
Year-to-date car production in North America is 4,068,365, off 1.0 percent (39,728 units) from 1996.
In the United States, car production is 3.8 percent behind 1996; in Canada, it is up 5.2 percent; and in Mexico, it is up 10.9 percent.
Truck production in North America is 3,731,598 so far this year, up 4.8 percent from 1996.
In the United States, truck production is 4.1 percent above 1996; in Canada, it is up 5.0 percent; and in Mexico, it is up 16.4 percent.
Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. and Subaru-Isuzu Automotive Inc. will close their plants for vacation for two weeks starting today, June 23. Both are scheduled to resume production July 7.