Volkswagen report a 7.2% increase to 3.31 million cars and trucks, while Ford say their sales fell 11% to 3.09 million.
Ford’s U.S. sales fell 14%, excluding Jaguar and Land Rover, which were both sold to India’s Tata Motors in June.
Toyota increased global production 1% to 741,873 vehicles in June and Nissan Motor Co., Japan’s third-largest automaker, raised output 12.3% to 309,688 units, the companies said in separate statements Tuesday. Honda say their output last month fell 5.4% to 322,866.
Demand for new vehicles in China, Brazil and other emerging markets pushed Toyota’s second-quarter sales 2% higher. Nissan’s U.S. passenger car sales in the first-half rose 5.3%, compared with a 10% overall drop in the world’s largest auto market