North American Production Plans for Cars & Light-Duty Trucks

North American Production Plans through 2013

Guidelines - February 13, 2013

Article Summary
  • A production-demand imbal­ance would neces­si­tate need for increased incen­tive spend­ing, putting down­ward pres­sure on used vehi­cle prices
  • It appears automak­ers will remain pru­dent in their approach to pro­duc­tion – 1.5% increase this year in North Amer­ica estimated
  • Rea­son­able given that new sales are pre­dicted to grow between 3.4% to 6.2% this year
Significance of the Data