Sales of light vehicles in Mexico are on a three-month hot streak.
June sales increased 5.0 percent to 84,897 compared with June 2004. Sales also rose year-over-year in April and May.
Vehicles assembled outside of Mexico accounted for 54,023 June sales. Vehicles made in Mexico accounted for 30,874 sales.
General Motors was the month's top seller at 19,430 units, up 10.2 percent. Nissan Motor Co. was second at 17,452, followed by Ford Motor Co., and DaimlerChrysler.
The Chevy C2 was the most popular vehicle that was assembled in Mexico, with 5,624 June sales. The Nissan Tsuru finished second with 4,762.
GM sold the most vehicles in Mexico in the first half: 120,854. That's a 5.8 percent jump from the first six months of 2004. Nissan ranked second at 105,939 sales, up 0.5 percent. Ford finished third with 91,248 sales, up 7.5 percent, followed by DaimlerChrysler at 61,404, up 7.1 percent.
Through the first six months, vehicle sales rose 3.5 percent to 527,511.
Production was down 6.8 percent to 136,594 units in June. It was off 1.2 percent for the first six months, to 776,212.