Automakers in North America built 1,486,863 light vehicles in May, rising 3.0% above year-ago’s 1,444,102. U.S. production increased 4.9% from last May’s output to 953,521 LVs. The car total slid 5.1% to 236,297 units, with the Chevrolet Malibu alone dropping 28.1% in output. Light trucks climbed 8.6%, while FCA (-10.6%), Toyota (-6.0%) and Volkswagen (-17.9%) all declined. Ford’s car total tumbled 51.3% to 10,882, while light trucks rose 11.2% to 167,742. Tesla slowed ...

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