20 March 2012

Car Production USA: 2011


A modest increase in car production for the US, bearing in mind these figures exclude light trucks. Honda slipped down from 3rd th 6th, and Ford nearly went past falling Toyota production.

Chevrolet benefited from the Cruze model - up over 300% while Hyundai enjoyed strong increase in Elantra production. For Honda, the Accord model took a sizable fall in numbers.

1 GM Total 1,891,000 +0.8%
Chevrolet 558,000 +35.7%
Buick 84,000 -18.2%
Cadillac 73,000 -15.4%

2 Toyota 397,000 -24.0%
3 Ford Total 389,000 +3.4%
Ford 376,000 +4.5%
Lincoln 13,000 -20.5%

4 Nissan 384,000 +10.7%
5 Hyundai Total 381,000 +59.8%
Hyundai 342,000 +43.5%
Kia 39,000 New

6 Honda Total 365,000 -20.5%
Honda 331,000 -21.9%
Acura 34,000 -2.9%

7 Chrysler Total 250,000 -3.1%
Dodge 128,000 +0.6%
Chrysler 122,000 +190%

8 Subaru 47,000 +6.5%
9 Mazda 39,000 -14.5%
10 VW 32,000 New
11 Mitsubishi 26,500 +15.4%
Total 3,318,000 +5.9%


As a nation that seems to prefer trucks, that is where its manufacturing strength is.

Pic: ABC News - Scott Olson/Getty Images

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