Second-quarter production for North American car and truck manufacturers will fall 11.0 percent from the year-ago period, according to automakers and forecasts compiled by the Automotive News Data Center.
The Big 3 will be down 14.3 percent, according to projections, and the 11 transplants will be up 1.0 percent.
Car production is expected to dip 17.5 percent. Truck production will decline 5.2 percent.
The Chrysler group will record the largest drop among the Big 3 with a 24.4 percent decrease from 2000.
The Chrysler group's estimated car output will be 56.2 percent below the year-ago period. Truck production is expected to decline 9.7 percent.
Ford Motor Co. is projecting a decrease of 4.5 percent. Ford expects a dip of 7.2 percent for cars and 3.0 percent for trucks.
General Motors expects second-quarter production to fall 17.3 percent below the 2000 figure. Cars will be down 26.7 percent, and trucks will be down 7.8 percent.