DaimlerChrysler's Pillette Road plant in Windsor, Ontario, will be down this week because of slow sales of the Dodge Ram Van and Dodge Ram Wagon.
Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago plant returns today, Oct. 18. The plant, which was down one week for model changeover, builds the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable.
Here's how year-to-date production compares with last year: U.S. car is up 1.3 percent; Canada car is up 11.3 percent; Mexico car is up 8.4 percent; North American car is up 3.9 percent. U.S. truck is up 17.3 percent; Canada truck is up 27.8 percent; Mexico truck is up 3.6 percent; and North American truck is up 17.9 percent. U.S. car and truck production is up 9.9 percent; Canada car and truck production is up 18.3 percent; Mexico car and truck is up 6.7 percent; and North American car and truck is up 10.9 percent