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