North American production and capacity utilization both increased in 2004 from 2003, based on Ward’s estimates. Toyota Motor Mfg. North America Inc., DaimlerChrysler Corp., Nissan North America Inc. and some of the smaller, independent auto makers will post noticeable increases in both categories to offset declines by other manufacturers. Production of light trucks increased Toyota’s capacity utilization. Adding in estimated December output, North American producers, including ...

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