Estimated June production for North America was 621,000 cars and trucks, a figure that represents a 13% increase in production over prior month. The hike occurred even though most of Chrysler Group LLC’s plants were dark for all but one day, and the former General Motors Corp. cut its output by 50,000 vehicles. Dubbed General Motors Co. since exiting bankruptcy, the auto maker’s shortfall was the result of scheduled downtime in June and May. The industry’s total June build marked the ...

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