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The United States produced about 11 million vehicles in 2018. Michigan produced nearly 19% of those, followed by Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, which each produced over 10%. While those four states accounted for just over half (52.6%) of all vehicle production, the remainder was produced by 10 other states, mostly in the Southeast or Midwest. California was the only western state to produce vehicles and accounted for 2.3% of total production.

Light-duty vehicle production share by state in 2018. Michigan had the greatest share of 18.8%.